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TERESA DRILLING is an award-winning director and animator, specializing in

stop motion and is the recipient of two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Individual

Achievement in Animation. Her commercial work with numerous studios and independent

entities includes work on CORALINE, ANOMALISA, CURSE OF THE WEREABBIT, THE

SIMPSONS, CHICKEN RUN, PLAYHOUSE DISNEY and SESAME STREET. Teresa is also an

assistant professor at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and most recently contributed to

WHITMAN ANIMATED!, a compilation of animated films (screened at the Film Center)

celebrating the 200 th birthday of American poet, Walt Whitman.



The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.