MEREDITH HOLCH
May 2011

East Hardwick, VT – Meredith is a filmmaker, writer, producer, director and animator, whose work focuses on current issues of social justice. She specializes in animation. Holch’s work has been broadcast on PBS and has screened at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, the National Art Gallery, DC, the Exploratorium, S.F., The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY, as well as at numerous international film festivals, art galleries, and community spaces. She has taught video production and animation for over a decade, from the New School University, NY and Burlington College, VT, to inner city youth in the Bronx, and indigenous students in the mountains of Mexico.  Holch graduated Magna cum Laude from Duke University, and holds an MFA in film and video from Bard College, NY. She has received multiple grants from the Vermont Arts Council, the Vermont Community Foundation, and the LEF Moving Image Fund. She is a two-time MacDowell Arts Colony Fellow, and a Jentel Colony resident. She is a Vermont Arts Council Juried Artist and Registered Arts Education instructor. Her most recent film “Neighbors,” won the James Goldstone Vermont Film Commission Award at the the 2009 Vermont International Film Festival. She now lives in East Hardwick, VT, where she screens her work in venues ranging from schools and public libraries to the sides of old barns.

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