Curriculum Vitae

Jonah Primiano (b.1993)
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education 
2021 - MFA Experimental Animation, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles CA
2015 - BFA Animation, Savannah College of Art and Design, Magna Cum Laude, Savannah GA

Screenings  
2020
Driftless - London International Animation Festival | London, UK
Driftless - Tacoma Film Festival | Tacoma, WA
Driftless - Slamdance Film Festival | Park City UT
2019
Driftless - Student Experimental Film Festival | Binghamton NY
Driftless - Malt Adult #15 | Columbus, OH
Driftless - San Diego Underground Film Festival | San Diego CA
Driftless - REDCAT CalArts Experimental Animation Showcase | Los Angeles CA
2018
jimmies -  Hellavision Tellavision Episode 5
2016
Idle - Melbourne International Animation Festival | Melbourne, Australia
Idle - New Zealand International Film Festival | New Zealand
Idle - Ransater Film Festival | Ransater, Sweden


Work & Teaching Experience 
Fall 2021 - Adjunct Faculty, "Traces of the Image" Class, CalArts, Valencia CA
2019-Present - Student Instructor, CalArts SPMAP, Los Angeles CA
2019-Present - Editor & Publisher, Mostly Moving Magazine, Los Angeles CA
2018-21 - Teachers Assistant at CalArts, Valencia CA
      Spring '21 -Assistant to Mark Toscano, Dimensions of Dialogue
      Spring '21 - Assistant to Alexander Stewart, BFA1 Animation Workshop Pt.2
      Fall '20 - Assistant to Alexander Stewart, BFA1 Animation Workshop Pt.1
      Fall '20 - Assistant to Mark Toscano, History of Experimental Animation
      Fall '19 - Assistant to Alexander Stewart, Hybrid Imaging
      Spring '19 - Assistant to Josh Shaffner, Motion and Meaning
      Fall '18 - Assistant to Andrew Kim, BFA Sound Workshop
2019-20 - Student Coordinator, Experimental Animation Visiting Artist Series, Valencia, CA
2019 - Assistant Instructor, CAPSA, Los Angeles CA
2017-18 - Motion Graphics Animator & Graphic Designer, Fetch Rewards, Madison WI
2016-17 - Animation & Photoshop Instructor, Madison Area Technical College, Madison WI
2015-16 - Design Intern, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison WI


Awards & Honors  
2021 - Awarded Post Graduate Teaching Fellowship, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2020-21 - Board Approved Endowment Scholarship, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2018-20 - Lillian Disney Scholarship, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2015 - Deans Award in Animation, SCAD, Savannah GA
2015 - Graduated Magna Cum Laude, SCAD, Savannah, GA

Press 
Directors Notes
Animation Magazine
Cartoon Brew
Voyage LA
Directors Notes (2018)
Directors Notes (2015)