Louisa Bertman is an award winning new media storyteller with a deep interest in creative non-fiction animated shorts.  Embracing the intersection of art, technology and social media she is the ultimate creative hybrid.  Her work includes researching, writing, illustrating, animating, directing, editing, and producing visual narrative shorts regarding social and political relevance. 

REACH ME:
LOUISA BERTMAN
WWW.LOUISABERTMAN.COM
LOUISA@LOUISABERTMAN.COM
617-549-0080

FACEBOOK: /LOUISABERTMAN
TWITTER: @LOUISABERTMAN
INSTAGRAM: @LOUISABERTMAN
LINKEDIN: IN/LOUISABERTMAN

FILM FESTIVALS:
LUNAFEST, BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL, BERLIN FEMINIST FILM WEEK, BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, OUTFEST, POWFEST:PORTLAND OREGON WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL, BEST SHORTS AWARD, SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL, SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL, THROUGH WOMEN'S EYES, MELBOURNE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL, LOS ANGELES IFS FILM FEST, SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, ASPEN SHORTFEST, WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS:
LUNAFEST, GENERO.TV FINALIST,MAGGIE, FOLIO, AI-AP SELECTED: 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 27, 25, SPD, INTERNATIONAL MOTION ARTS AWARDS, IMAA 1, 2, 3. 5, ILLUSTRATORS 53, 31, MIN FINALIST, SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

CLIENTS:
AT&T, BAFFLER, BANK OF AMERICA, BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY, BITCH, BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, BOSTON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, BOSTON GLOBE, BOSTON MAGAZINE, BERKLEE PRESS, BRIGHT IDEAS, BUST, COLORADOBIZ, CRAIN’S NEW YORK BUSINESS, DALLAS NEWS, EBONY, ESPN, FIDELITY, FORBES, FOX ONLINE, GILMORE GIRLS, GIRLISTIC, GQ, GRAFUCK, HARD ROCK, HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, HIGH TIMES, HOW DESIGN, HYPHEN, IBM, JAZZIZ, KANSAS, KONG, LA GAY & LESBIAN CENTER, LA CITY BEAT, LA JOURNAL, LA TIMES, LENNY, LIVE NATION, LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE, MELT, MEN'S HEALTH, METRO SPORTS, NAUTILUS, NPR, NYNEX, NEW YORK TIMES, OC REGISTER, OTTAWA LIFE, OXFORD AMERICAN, PENTHOUSE, PHOENIX MAGAZINE, POLITICO, THE PROGRESSIVE, PLAYGIRL, PROVINCETOWN ARTS, RENAISSANCE, THE ROTARIAN, RUNNER’S WORLD, SEED&SPARK, SEATTLE WEEKLY, SIMON & SCHUSTER, STAR TREK, THE NEW REPUBLIC, TV GUIDE, VILLAGE VOICE, WALL STREET JOURNAL, WASHINGTON POST, WALZ TETRICK, WEEKLY DIG, WELLS FARGO, WOMEN OF SPIRIT, YRB...

INTERVIEWS FROM:
AI-AP PROFILE
NPR | VALLEY VOICES 2/12/15
AI-AP DESIGN ARTS DAILY
CARTALK

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM:
MYRLIE EVERS
SUZANNE HANSER
TANYA DONELLY

SHOUT OUTS FROM:
CECILE RICHARDS
AL JEAN

MEDIUM:
ANALOG PEN, SKETCHBOOK, BIC, APPLE COMPUTER, DIGITAL PEN, DIGITAL INK, WACOM TABLET, ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, AFTER EFFECTS)

QUALIFICATIONS:
PITCHING, RESEARCHING, WRITING, ILLUSTRATING, ANIMATING, EDITING, DIRECTING, AND PRODUCING SHAREABLE-DIGITAL READY CONTENT WHICH FOCUSES ON SOCIAL AND POLITICAL RELEVANCE...

EDUCATION:
SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NYC - MFA VISUAL NARRATIVE
SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NYC - COMPUTER ARTS
PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, NYC - BFA ILLUSTRATION
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, NYC - DANCE

All images ©LouisaBertman, and may not be used without direct permission from artist.