Brian Hawkins

Brian Hawkins is an artist and award-winning filmmaker whose work is concerned with the vagaries of memory and historical narratives. He has produced a series of intricate, cut-paper animations which draw inspiration from the music, folklore, and history of his native state of Missouri. His works have screened at numerous festivals, including the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France, Fest Anča International Animation Festival in Slovakia, SIGGRAPH Dailies, and GLAS Animation Festival in the United States. Most recently, his film Chasse Galerite was named Best Animated Short at the Cinema on the Bayou festival in Lafayette, Louisiana and Best Animation at the Verona International Film Festival.