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Teaching

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.


WORKSHOPS


Photo © Emmanuel Morin / Abbaye de Fontevraud 2013




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



Photo Timon Leder/Animateka 2012
Two week animation workshop, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1977

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

Atlantic Film Coop, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1979

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eight week course in under-the-camera animation techniques, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia, 1994

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

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

Royal College of Art, London, England, June 1997

University College of Wales, Newport, Gwent, June 1997

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

Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain, November 1999

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Caroline Leaf