Stateside recognition for professor of animation
Suzie Hanna, Professor of Animation Education at NUA, has received yet more acclaim for her highly regarded Known Unto God collaboration with the poet Bill Manhire. The Poetry Society of New York has extended an invitation to Professor Hanna to screen her film, Known Unto God, as part of the programme at the prestigious The New York City Poetry Festival this coming July (2017). The Festival is the largest poetry gathering in New York City and is hosted annually on Governors Island. Professor Hanna’s film was originally co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers Centre Norwich and formed part of the ‘Fierce Light’ exhibition at the East GalleryNUA in 2016. The film has since been selected for screening at numerous international events, including Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016, Zebra Poetry Film Festival 2016, Interfilm 32nd International Short Film Festival Berlin 2016, 14th London Short Film Festival 2017, Short Waves Festival 2017, Poland.