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This reel showcases my work featured on NPR, NO DEPRESSION, Paste Magazine, The 405; selected for Annecy International Animation Festival, London International Animation Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Female Eye Film Festival and many more; special exhibitions in 10 countries including Brazil’s Festival of Electronic Language 2017. All work is designed and animated by Anne Beal.

Anne Beal is an American filmmaker and painter working in animated imagery. Her fully hand-painted film, 'Balance and Swing' premiered at the prestigious Annecy International Animation Festival (France) in 2013, where she screened again with "Singing So Sweetly" in the Commissioned Films category the following year. Her distinctive style, combining watercolor animation with digital compositing, has garnered thousands of views for record companies such as Anti- Records, and scored her a spot as a GIPHY Featured Artist where her GIFs were viewed about 6 million times in the first day. That was exciting!

Anne taught animation in the Film/Video/New Media/Animation department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) from 2014-2017, and is an alumnus of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She is a sound artist as well, working with her violin, viola, and repurposed archival audio. Anne has been awarded artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony and the Corporation of Yaddo, in support of her current animated short film. She lives in New York City.

Contact her by email: anne.h.beal@gmail.com

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