Sheila M. Sofian

Sheila M. Sofian

USA

Biography

Sheila M. Sofian has produced, directed, and animated six independent animated films. Sofian has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship, and the Pew Fellowships in the Arts, among others. Her award-winning films have been exhibited internationally. Her films have won numerous awards and have exhibited internationally, including at MoMA, Annecy Animation Festival, Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Zagreb Animation Festival, and CaixaForum in Barcelona, Spain. Sheila Sofian is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern California, where she teaches animation and a Documentary Animation Production course. She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA in from the California Institute of the Arts.

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