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Leaf travels widely showing her films, teaching, and giving workshops. Her teaching experience includes a workshop for children at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and an 8 week course in her animation techniques at the Queensland College of Art in Brisbane, Australia. From 1996 - '98 she was the instructor of animation at Harvard University. She was a part-time instructor in animation at Konstfack in Sweden from 2003 – 2005, and from 2005 – 2008 was a part-time senior tutor at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield outside London.

2005 - 2009 | Senior tutor in animation at the National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, UK
2002 - 2005 | Animation instructor, Konstfack, Sweden 
1996 - 1998 | Full time lecturer in animation, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


Photo © Elaine Gordeeff/ Monstra, Lisbon, Portugal

Photo © Andrea Martignoni e Roberto Paganelli |Cineteca Bologna

Photo © Emmanuel Morin / Abbaye de Fontevraud 2013

Photo © John Osborne / National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield

Photo © Timon Leder/Animateka 2012
Masterclass, Krakow Film Festival, Krakow, Poland, May 2019

3 day paint-on-glass workshop, Monstra, Lisbon, Portugal March 2019
CLICK HERE to view an interview with Caroline Leaf about the workshop

Masterclass, University of the Arts, Farnham, Jan 2019

3 day paint-on-glass workshop, BAU, Barcelona, Spain, Nov 2018

Masterclass, Westminster University, London, March 2018

Masterclass, L’Atelier de Sevres, Paris, January 2018

Lecture, L’Atelier de Sevres, Paris, January 2018

Presentation of a personal perspective on the creative process of making animation films,
6th Professional Meeting for Animated Films, Abbaye de Fontevraud, France, October 2017

3 day paint-on-glass workshop, Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, Italy 2017

Tricky Women 5 day paint-on-glass workshop, St. Polten, Austria, June 2014

5 day workshop: Grand Atelier, The Creative Process, Abbaye de Fontevraud, France, July 2013

Animateka 3 day paint-on-glass workshop, Ljubljana Slovenia, December 2012

Fantoche/Focal 3 day paint-on-glass workshop, Baden, Switzerland, September 2012

3 days sand workshop Tokyo University of the Arts, Yokohama, Japan, October 2011

3 day sand workshops at University of the Balearic Islands and Sa Taronja, Majorca, June 2007

One week sand and scratch workshop Volda, Norway, April 2005

Under-the-camera animation, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, Germany November 2001, 2004

8 day under-the-camera sand workshop, National Film and Television School, London 2002 - 2013

Visiting Lecturer, Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Farnham, England 2002

One week scratch and sound workshop, National Film School, London, England 2000

Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain, November 1999

One week workshop Pro Helvetia, Cracow, Poland, June 1998

University College of Wales, Newport, Gwent, June 1997

Royal College of Art, London, England, June 1997

Scratch animation workshop, 2nd Irish Animation Festival, Dublin, Ireland, 1994

Two day workshop for Brisbane Independent Filmmakers, Brisbane, Australia, 1994

Eight week course in under-the-camera animation techniques, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia, 1994
CLICK HERE to view Hand-Crafted Cinema Animation Workshop with Caroline Leaf 36 minute documentary made during a direct animation workshop in Queensland Australia

Four day animation workshop, VII Semaine du Dessin Anime, Bruxelles, Belgium, 1988

Three day animation workshop, INCINE, Managua, Nicaragua, 1985

Three days pixillation & storytelling workshop, Cambridge, England, 1985

Participant as performer in one week bouffon theater with Grant Heisler, Montreal, 1985

Three days pixillation workshop with children, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minn., 1984

Two days pixillation workshop at Oxbow High School, (7th graders), Bradford, Vermont, 1983

One week animation workshop at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1981

Participant in Directors’ Workshop w Marushka Stankova, National Film Board, Montreal, 1980

Sound workshop with members of Mobius Theater, Boston, Mass., with one performance, 1979

One week animation workshop at Macomb County Library, Mount Clemens, Michigan, 1979

Atlantic Film Coop, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1979

One week animation workshop at Filmex, Los Angeles, California, 1978

Two week animation workshop, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1977

Caroline Leaf