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Michael Langan's films and music videos have been called "confounding and fascinating" by The New York Times, "inventive" by The Atlantic, and "eerily beautiful" by NPR, and have played at over a hundred film festivals worldwide.


Saatchi New Directors Showcase
SHOOT New Directors Showcase
Effie Award Winner

Slamdance Film Festival – Best Experimental Film
Student Academy Awards – Nominee, Alternative Film
Ann Arbor Film Festival – Most Promising Filmmaker / Opening Film
Ottawa International Animation Festival – Best Undergraduate Animation
Sidewalk Film Festival – Best Animated Short
Kalamazoo Animation Festival International – Best Student Film
Wallabout Film Festival – Best Fiction Film
Crossroads Film Festival – Best Experimental Film
FilmGate International Student Film Festival – Best Animation & Experimental
Silhouette Film Festival – Coup de coeur
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival – Best Student Director


Harvard University / Cambridge, MA
CalArts / Valencia, CA
Rhode Island School of Design / Providence, RI
Shanghai Institute of Visual Art / Shanghai, China
AnImpact Changwon / Changwon, South Korea (workshop & retrospective)
Massachusetts College of Art and Design / Boston, MA (guest critic)
Johnson and Wales University / Providence, RI
University of Michigan School of Art and Design / Ann Arbor, MI
Eastern Michigan University / Ypsilanti, MI
Academy of Art University / San Francisco, CA | WATCH THE VIDEO
Maryland Film Festival / Baltimore, MD (panelist)
Pepperdine University / Malibu, CA


Rhode Island School of Design / Providence, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film / Animation / Video