Laura Heit employs stop-motion, live-action puppetry, hand drawing, and computer animation in her short films. Her work has screened extensively at museums and film festivals around the world including; Walker Arts center, Moma, Guggenheim, Anthology Film Archives, Millennium Film Workshop, Annecy, Rotterdam, Taiwan, Ann Arbor, and London International Film Festivals, Black Maria, PBS, and others. . She has a BFA in Film from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an MFA from Royal College of Art, London. Laura is a faculty member in the Experimental Animation Program at Cal Arts in Valencia California, and was the co-director from 2007-2011.