11. MFFA Animator



Couzin, Sharon

On animator festival in years:

SHARON COUZIN is an experimental filmmaker who has won numerous awards at international festivals and screenings. She taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1978-2010 where she served as Chair of the Film Department for ten years and taught film production and film history. Currently she lives on a small farm in Wisconsin, raising whippets and greyhounds and writing poetry. Sharon is the head of a business called Blue Willow Dog Coats which designs custom dog apparel. She is still obsessed with language and colour and continues to work on a large photographic project which combines portraits with revealing stories about the subjects. She continues to draw, paint, and spend time in her garden in her spare time.