Michael Scroggins
Leave – Spring 2020
Experimental Animation Faculty
aka@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2197
E204O

Michael Scroggins is a pioneer in the field of performance animation. The utilization of realtime visual instruments in the creation of visual compositions of absolute color, shape and texture has been at the heart of his work for over 25 years. His absolute animation works have been widely... Continue reading »

Maureen Selwood
Experimental Animation Faculty
selwood@calarts.edu
661.222.2724
A115F

“Maureen Selwood is considered one of the most interesting authors in the American world of independent animation, as well as one of the most gifted artists in her field.”  - Mario Sesti Maureen Selwood is a filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist who utilizes drawing, live... Continue reading »

Abigail Severance
Interim Dean, School of Film/Video
Film Directing Program Faculty
aseverance@calarts.edu
661-253-7822
E204S

Abigail Severance works in narrative, essay, abstract and hybrid cinema forms to excavate personal and political dilemmas of nostalgia, problems of borders and boundaries, and social negotiations. She aims to work with cinema as a visceral language of resistance. Her films have screened widely,... Continue reading »

Craig Smith
Academic Sound Coordinator, School of Film/Video
School of Film/Video Faculty
csmith@calarts.edu
661-291-3084
E104A

Craig Smith has been recording and manipulating sound since 1964. After graduating from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, he worked as a sound editor and production mixer in Hollywood, specializing in noisy action-adventure films that are blamed for the downfall of society. He left that... Continue reading »

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