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Barbara Benas
Adjunct Instructor

United States

Barbara Benas is an Emmy award-winning animator (BFA, CCAD, 2010) who has 9 years of experience working on TV, commercial, film and game productions in New York City. Her credits include storyboarding and animation on Comedy Central's Broad City and Ugly Americans, storyboarding, layout and animation on pilots for Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, animation for The Beatles' music video "Words of Love," and an endless stream of commercial animation credits. Her specialty is hand-drawn character animation. She is especially interested in animation and film that possesses emotion and vitality, and how cartoons are a universal expression of our shared humanity.