Visiting Artist - Emily Hubley

Please join the Animation Department in welcoming animator Emily Hubley for a brief on-campus residency. Emily will kick off her week with a presentation of her work and discussion about her process. All are welcome to attend!

Emily Hubley’s films are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her feature, The Toe Tactic, was developed at the Sundance Institute's Screenwriters’ and Filmmakers’ Labs. She was in the first class of Annenberg Film Fellows named by the Sundance Institute.

The Toe Tactic had its theatrical premiere at the Museum of Modern Art in January 2009 and was released on DVD by Kino International. The film screened at numerous prestigious film festivals including SXSW, New Directors/New Films and the San Francisco and Rio de Janiero International Film Festivals.

Ms. Hubley has been making animated shorts for thirty years. Her hand-drawn films explore personal memory and the turbulence of emotional life. Recent projects include Brainworm Billy, a new short made in collaboration with Max Rosenthal, animated inserts for the documentaries, This Might Hurt by Kent Bassett and Marion Cunningham, and Motian in Motion by Michael Patrick Kelly and Dear Trump Voter, an animated on-line segment for Inequality Media.

Among Hubley’s more recent shorts are and/or, which screened at several festivals this year including the San Francisco International Film Festival, Rooftop Films, animation festivals in Poland and Hiroshima and the Black Maria Film Festival and Hail, a short film about three hate crime victims, illustrating a song by Hamell on Trial.

Monday, March 12 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Design and Media Center, Lecture Hall
621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

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Lecture, Screening

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