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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, 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, 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 musical artists such as Arc Iris and David Berkeley, and she has been featured in PASTE Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times. She is developing a new collaboration with composer, Christopher Zuar, called 'Tonal Conversations,' featuring watercolor animation and jazz orchestra.

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." She lives in New York City.

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

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