Program Faculty

Stephen Chiodo
Leave – Spring 2018
Experimental Animation Faculty
schiodo@calarts.edu
661-291-3000
BB#4-H

Stephen Chiodo is president and creative director of Chiodo Bros. Productions, Inc. Chiodo has established himself as a highly creative special effects director with an expertise in stop-motion animation. He perfected his animation and directorial skills at Rochester Institute of Technology,... Continue reading »

Maureen Furniss
Director, Experimental Animation; Experimental Animation Faculty
mfurniss@calarts.edu
661-253-7767
E204E

Maureen Furniss, Ph.D. is an animation historian. She is the founding editor of Animation Journal (1992 – present) and author of Art in Motion: Animation Aesthetics (John Libbey/Indiana University Press, 1998), The Animation Bible (Laurence King/Harry N.... Continue reading »

Hillary Kapan
Experimental Animation and Integrated Media Faculty
hkapan@calarts.edu
661.253.7767
E204E/F103

Hillary Kapan received a master's degree in film and computer arts from the University of Oregon. His interactive pieces Blind Date, Fingertip, Emerging Forms and You Kill Me question infatuations with technology. Exhibitions include Paris, Moscow, Yokohama, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro and throughout... Continue reading »

Lei Lei
Experimental Animation Faculty
llei@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2632
A115G

Michael Scroggins
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 »

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