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Dec 16, 2008

Michael Langan grew up in Montgomery, Alabama, where he began his artistic career as a professional stage actor.

He returned to his New England birthplace in 2003 to attend the animation program at Rhode Island School of Design, completing Doxology as his thesis film.

Doxology has since won 12 awards and screened at over 50 film festivals worldwide including the Ottawa International Animation Festival, Crossroads Film Festival, ASIFA-East Animation Festival, and the Animation Block Party.

Michael is currently the director of video and animation at Upper Playground in San Francisco, where he has directed over 400 short promotional films and documentaries. He continues to produce experimental animations independently.

His latest film titled Dahlia is a fast paced, visually and musically charged live action animation that debuted at Slamdance.