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Dew Line

An abstract tapestry hinting at the loss of botanical diversity.

Genres: Animation

Other Films by Joanna Priestley

North of Blue

Long-time animator Joanna Priestley, known for her fantastic shorts, has created her first feature inspired by winter landscapes of the North. Following a residency at the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture in Dawson City, Yukon, Priestley began work on an exploration of color and imagery in which intersecting lines and shapes came together to

Animated Worlds: Portland Animation Since 2000

The state of Oregon has played an amazing role in helping to shape the world of animation. This program showcases a variety of animated films from Portland based animators beginning with the year 2000 and steadily moving to the present day.

An Evening With Joanna Priestley

Starting her career as a film presenter in Central Oregon, Priestley made her first films using rubber stamps and sand before going on to study with legendary experimental animator Jules Engle at Cal Arts. Finding her stride with drawing and computer-based animations, and collaborating with sound artists, she has since become one the world’s most

Northwest Tracking: Trailblazing Women of Independent Animation

As a preview of the Film Center’s post-festival Northwest Tracking series showcasing six independent animation innovators, we are  pleased to offer this program sampler of their outstanding work to be featured. After the screening head on over to the Northwest Filmmakers’ Summit for a panel and conversation with the animators about their craft working in

Missed Aches

A witty commentary on ignorance, idiocy and over- reliance on spell check.