Anne Beal Plus

Chicago, IL and Asheville, NC

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animator, director, sound artist and fiddler

Anne Beal is an American filmmaker and musician living in Chicago. She studied animation at the Rhode Island School of Design and her thesis film, Balance and Swing, premiered at the Annecy International Animation Festival in 2013. Anne’s work has since screened at the London International Animation Festival, Annecy 2014, and other festivals in France, Poland, Armenia, Canada, and the United States. Her music videos have been featured in NO DEPRESSION, Paste Magazine, NPR and PBS. In addition to fiddling for a Chicago-based honky tonk band, Anne’s violin work can be found on the albums of underground bands as well as the soundtracks of independent films. Anne Beal currently teaches Experimental Animation and Animation 1 at SAIC, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Guest blog post describing my first time at Annecy: Director in Competition at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival: ANIMATED WOMEN (


  1. Show Me The Animation
  2. Partisan Records
  3. Daniel Barreto!
  4. Milena Tipaldo
  5. Nano Projections
  6. Jasmin Öztürk
  7. Outmoded
  8. Agent Pekka
  9. Harmonium Films & Music
  10. Laura HARRISON
  11. Ex Post — Prague
  12. The Drawing Room
  13. Ryan Trecartin
  14. Ryan Ines
  15. SHSU Computer Animation Program
  16. emily hubley
  17. Lilli Carre
  18. Gregg Brown - Play Animation

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