Stephanie Maxwell is co-founder and co-director of the ImageMovementSound festivals. She teaches film, video and animation production and history courses in the School of Film and Animation at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has taught, lectured and conducted workshops in many international venues, and she was recently an artist-in-residence at Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Her unusual and award-winning animated works have exhibited in many international film and television programs and festivals, including recent retrospectives in New Zealand, the Ottawa International Animation Festival, LUX in London, and the Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles in Paris. Her works are collected by museums as works of art.