RESUME


Born 1944, Stillwater, MN
Lives and works in Berkeley, CA

EDUCATION

BA, Marquette University, 1967
Art Students League, NY, 1967-1969
UCLA Graduate School, 1970-1971


FILMOGRAPHY

“Accidental Species”, 2014

“Sumi Dreams”, 2014
Awards and Honors:
Selected for Best of Fest, Punto y Raya, 2014

Screenings:
Punto y Raya, Reykavik, Iceland, January, 2014
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia, June, 2014
Animex Screen Festival, Teesside University, UK, February, 2016
ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany, December, 2014
Espacio Fundación Telefónica Lima, Lima, Peru, August, 2014
Waterpieces Festival | Contemporary and Video Art Festival, Riga, Latvia, August, 2014
Cinémathèque Québécoise, Montréal·QC, Canada, June, 2014
Resonate Festival, Kolarac, Belgrade, Serbia, April, 2014
Kino Muza, Poznan, Poland, March, 2014

 


 “Ostinato”, 2011
Screenings:
Moscow, Russia, September, 2011


“Night Fishing with Cormorants”, 2009
Awards and Honors:
Special Prize, Hiroshima International Animation Festival
Special Mention, Premio Simona Gesmundo Animation Festival
Prize for Best Animated Work, Chelyabinsk No-festival of Video Art and Animation
Screenings:
Athens Video Art Festival, Athens, Greece, May, 2012.
Istanbul Animation Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, November, 2011.
Animatic 2011, Pamplona, Spain, November, 2011.
Punto y Raya Festival 2011, L’Alternativa Curated Program, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain, November, 2011.
Big Cartoon Festival, Moscow, Russia, November, 2011.
Golden-Kuker, International Animation Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria, September, 2011.
Santa Rosa International Film Festival, Santa Rosa, CA, September, 2011.
Northwest Animation Festival, Portland, OR, June, 2011.
Visual Music Concert, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, May, 2011.
Cinequest Film Festival, San Jose, CA, March, 2011
Savannah International Animation Festival, Savannah, GA, February, 2011
Animpact Animation Festival, Seoul, Korea, December, 2010
2010 Animation, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL, December, 2010
Hiroshima 2010 Special, Animax TV, Tokyo, Japan, November, 2010
No-festival of Video Art and Animation, Chelyabinsk, Russia, November, 2010
17th International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima 2010, Krakow, Poland, November, 2010
Kinofest 2010, International Digital Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania, November, 2010
Tindirindis 8th International Animation Film Festival, Tindirindis, Lithuania, November, 2010
Prize Simona Gesmundo for Animated Films, Cetraro, Italy, October, 2010.
FIA Festival 2010, Forum for International Animation, Stockholm, Sweden, October, 2010
London International Animation Festival, London, UK, September, 2010
Strasbourg International Film Festival, Strasbourg, France, August, 2010
Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Hiroshima, Japan, August, 2010.
New Filmmakers, Contemporary Experimental Animation, New York, NY, July, 2010
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia, June, 2010
Vesak 2010 International Buddhist Film Festival, Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 2010
backup_festival 2010, Bauhaus Film Institute, Weimar, Germany, May, 2010
SoundImageSound VII, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, March 2010
Videographies 21, Digital and Experimental Film Festival, Liege, Belgium, March 2010
ByDesign10, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA, March, 2010
Anima2010, Brussels Animation Festival, Belgium, Feb.2010
Iota Salon, UCLA Art and Media Dept, Los Angeles, Ca Jan.2010
Music &Technology Concert, DeMontfort University, Leicester, UK, Oct.2009
Stash DVD magazine, #60, Sept. 2009
Siggraph 2009 Computer Animation Festival, New Orleans, LA, Aug.3-7, 2009

 


“All the Possible Braidings”, 2007
Screenings:
Visual Music Marathon, Boston, MA, April, 2007
Lumen Eclipse Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 2007
Siggraph Art Gallery, San Diego, CA, Aug.2007
Ylem Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 2007
8th Seoul Film Festival, Seoul, Korea, Sept..2007
Huddersfield Film Festival, Huddersfield, UK, Nov. 2007
Lipa Festival of Contemporary Music, Iowa State University, Oct.2007
Visual Music Marathon, New York, NY, April, 2009


TEACHING
Expression College, 2007-2013.  Motion Graphics, 3D, Live-Cinema (VJ live performance graphics).
Academy of Art University, 1998-2006.  Motion Graphics, Graduate Thesis Advisement


PRESS
Conversations that Flicker and Dance, Sept. 12, 2012
Sound Image Sound VII, March 26, 2010
Maxon Computer Siggraph Computer Animation Festival, July 12, 2009
Things Asian, Cinequest, March 11, 2011
Computer Music Journal, April, 2007

Contact: betsykopmar@gmail.com