TANDIS SHOUSHTARY

ABOUT

 

 

Tandis Shoushtary | Creative Development | Design | Animation

 

Tandis is a German-Iranian designer and animator working and living in New York City. She makes short films, animated videos, and visual strategies.

Her animated short films have been screened in festivals around the world, most recently at Artifacts Film Festival (2019), The Carnegie Institution of Washington (2018), Before We Were Banned (2018), and Al-Nahj International Film Festival (2018).

She is currently completing her BFA at The Cooper Union School of Art.

 

contact: shoushta@cooper.edu

 

EDUCATION
 

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, NY (BFA)
Academy of Integrated Humanities and New Media, CA
 

EXPERIENCE
 

Motion Design Consultant
Vox Media, NY
2019 - present

Junior Designer
Bellweather Agency, NY
2017 - 2019

Animation/Motion Design Consultant
Moin Motion, Germany
2015 - 2016

Graphic Design Consultant
WHM Creative, CA
SPRING 2015

Assistant Photo Technician
The Cooper Union School of Art
2016 - 2017

Editor, Columnist, and Art Director
The Tam News, CA
2014 - 2016


HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2018  Benjamin Menschel Fellowship - Finalist

Barbara Hammer Experimental Filmmaking Grant - Finalist


 2016  Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award

            National Scholastic NSPA Design of the Year Award

            Cooper Union Innovator’s Merit Scholarship Award


2015  Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Gold Medal, Drawing

            Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Gold Medal, Illustration
  
            Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award,

 

EXHIBITIONS

Experimental Narratives (2019)
Group Show, 7 E 7th St, NYC

She Goes With Her: Menschel Fellowship (2019)
Group Show, 41 Cooper Gallery, NYC 

Before We Were Banned (2018)
Group Show, East of West Gallery, Santa Fe

Art All Night (2018)
Group Show, Roebling Museum, NJ

Cooper Union EOYS (2018) 
Group Show, The Cooper Union, NYC

Derapage (2018)
Group Show, Société des Arts Technologiques, MTL

Defense Mechanisms (2018) 
Two-Person Show, The Cooper Union, NYC

Before we were Banned (2018)
Group Show, Art Helix Gallery, NYC

Spring Showcase (2016)
Juried Group Show, Academy of Art University, SF




FESTIVALS


2019
Artifacts Film Festival
Official Selection

IndieCapitol Awards
Official Selection

Scout International Film Festival
Official Selection

2018  KQED Film School Shorts
Semi Finalist

            Somerville International Film Festival
Official Selection

            Yale Student Film Festival
Official Selection

            Miami Independent Film Festival
Official Selection

            Trenton International Film Festiva
Official Selection

            Feminist Border Arts Film Festival
Official Selection

            Cinemì Cinemà International Short Film Festival
Official Selection

            Al-Nahj International Film Festival
Official Selection

            Como Independent Film Festival
Official Selection

            AAB Film Festival
Winner, Best One Minute Short

            DC Independent Film Festival
Official Selection

            San Mauro International Film Festival
Official Selection

            60 Second International Film Festival
Official Selection


2017  Miami Independent Film Festival
Winner, Monthly Best Mini Short Film

            Toronto Alternative Film Festival
Finalist

            London Thunderbolt Film Festival
 Official Selection

            ESMoA Video Art + Film Festival
Finalist
 
            Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Official Selection