Marcin Giżycki, art and film historian, critic, curator, filmmaker. Associate Professor at Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology, Warszawa, Poland. Artistic Director of “Animator” International Animated Film Festival in Poznan, Poland. Assistant Professor at Rhode Island School of Design. Former Editor-in-chief of “Animafilm” (ASIFA quarterly). He is the author of seven books and has made a number of documentary, experimental, and animated films.