Department of Art

Alumni Spotlight: Phoebe Hart- BA 2019

Phoebe Hart Wins 2024 Sundance Film Festival Award

WCSU Department of Art Alumna, PHOEBE JANE HART, BA STUDIO ART: PAINTING, 2019 Wins Short Film Jury Award for Animation at the prestigious 2024 Sundance Film Festival!

Phoebe is an artist, filmmaker, fabricator & stop-motion animator based in Los Angeles. Working in an array of mediums her work has an emphasis on dark humor and surreal imagery. She graduated from WCSU with a BA in Studio Art in 2019 and recently received her MFA in experimental animation from California Institute of the Arts. Her most recent short BUG DINER won the Short Film Jury Award for Animation at  Sundance 2024 and will be screening at SXSW 2024. Her previous films have screened at Slamdance Film Festival, Thomas Edison Film Festival and more. 

Read WCSU in the News interview with Phoebe to learn more.

Also check out an interview with  Animation Magazine


Meet Phoebe and learn more about her film and stop-motion process in the video below