Anne Beal is an American filmmaker, sound artist, and painter working in animated imagery. Her fully hand-painted film, 'Balance and Swing' premiered at the renowned Annecy International Animation Festival (France) in 2013. Her work has been featured at international festivals and exhibitions including London International Animation Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Brazil’s Festival of Electronic Language and dozens more. A musician herself, Anne loves to explore relationships among sound and animated imagery. She is developing a watercolor animation and jazz orchestra collaboration with composer, Christopher Zuar, called ‘Tonal Conversations.’ The piece premieres at 150 Media Stream, a sculptural video art installation, in October 2018.
Anne taught animation in the Film/Video/New Media/Animation department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) from 2014-2017. She is an alumnus of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Anne has been awarded artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony and the Corporation of Yaddo in support of her current animated short film, ‘This Is Not For You’ examining the default male voice in mid-century books. She lives in New York City.
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