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Tom Schroeder

Tom Schroeder is a fimmaker whose thirteen animated films have been broadcast on Independent Lens, Canal + France, SBS in Australia and CBC in Canada and have played widely on the international festival circuit, winning over 40 awards. He received Minnesota State Arts Board Grants in 1991, 1999, 2006, 2014, and 2019; Jerome Film and Video Grants in 2000 and 2004; McKnight Fellowships in 2006, 2011 and 2015; Bush Fellowships in 1997 and 2008; and a Rooftop Filmmakers Grant in 2013. He has directed commercials for Kashi, Samsung, and Hertz Car Rental and is currently represented as a director by Global Mechanic, Vancouver, Canada. He also teaches animation at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.