Eric Patrick

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After graduating from UNM (’94), Eric Patrick studied Experimental Animation at California Institute of the Arts (’97), and has been active in both commercial animation and independent experimental filmmaking. His work in these fields has received a Peabody Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, over 100 grants, fellowships, and awards at international film festivals, and several Emmy nominations. He has screened extensively both domestically and internationally at festivals, museums and on television, including screenings at the Rotterdam Film Festival, The Museum of Modern Art, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and the South by Southwest Film Festival. He was an animator for the seminal Nickelodeon program “Blues Clues,” and has written several articles about independent animation. He is currently an associate professor and Head of Production at Northwestern University in their Radio-Television-Film department and the faculty director of the MS in Information Design and Strategy Program.

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Jera Sky

Since graduating, I've been in two national commercials, made/written/directed 10 Feature Films with my production company PuppyDragon...