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Gina Kamentsky

Adjunct Animation Faculty
Animation and Motion Media

Gina Kamentsky’s animation work has screened at numerous festivals including Annecy, Ottawa International Animation Festival, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Additionally, she is the co-director of the short film Traffic Stop for POV, which was nominated for an Emmy.

Kamentsky’s first animated film was produced when she was 12 using a Bell and Howell 8mm camera and drawing on recycled computer paper. Since then she has been passionate about creating animation and has progressed through a variety of narrative and experimental forms. In her most recent work she draws and paints images directly on film stock, a technique known as direct animation.


  • Annecy Animation Festival (2016)
  • Ottawa Animation Festival (2016, 2014, 2012)
  • Ann Arbor Film Festival (2012-2016)


  • News & Documentary Emmy Nomination (2016)
  • MacDowell Fellowship (2016)


Contemporary Cape Cod Artists, On Abstraction Deborah Forman, 2015 Shiffer Publishing

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