Character Sketch Contest Judges

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Emily Hubley

Working in a simple hand-drawn style, Emily Hubley has been making short animated films for almost thirty years. Her work explores personal memory and the unexpected turbulence of emotional life. Ms. Hubley is currently working on The Toe Tactic, her feature in preproduction with Orchard Pictures. In January 2006, her newest short, Octave, premiered at MoMA in a program of Hubley’s recent work. She is a 2004 Annenberg Film Fellow, named by the Sundance Institute and attended their 2002 Screenwriters’ and 2003 Filmmakers’ Labs. Hubley created artwork and animation for John Cameron Mitchell’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch and inserts with Jeremiah Dickey for the documentaries Bubble Boy, directed for American Experience by Barak Goodman; Original Child Bomb (which aired on the Sundance Channel in August 2005) by Carey Schonegeval; and Blue Vinyl, by Judith Helfand and Daniel Gold. For more information on Ms. Hubley's animations and films, please visit her Web site.

Ron Magliozzi
Assistant Curator, Research and Collections, Department of Film, The Museum of Modern Art

Ron Magliozzi is an Assistant Curator in MoMA's Department of Film. Mr. Magliozzi has overseen the Celeste Bartos International Film Study Center in a supervisory capacity since 1976. At the Museum Mr. Magliozzi has organized and curated a number of special gallery and film exhibitions programs, including Pixar: 20 years of Animation (December 14, 2005-February 6, 2006). He is the editor of Treasures from the Film Archive (Scarecrow Press, 1988) and producer of the archival compilation compact disc Let's Go In To A Picture Show (Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, 2006). As an educator, Mr. Magliozzi has collaborated with New York University, Columbia University, and the East Anglia and George Eastman House archive schools since 1981, providing training internships in archival practice for graduate accreditation.

Elizabeth Marguiles
Educator (Family Programs), Department of Education, The Museum of Modern Art

Elizabeth joined the Museum in 1999 as Family Programs Assistant, and became the Family Programs Coordinator in 2000. She curates the Museum's popular film programs for children, Family Films and Watch This! Films for Tweens. Elizabeth also collaborates with artists, designers, and MoMA staff on Destination Modern Art: An Intergalactic Journey to MoMA and P.S.1, a Web site for children, and MoMA Audio: Modern Kids, the Museum's first audio guide for young children. Before coming to MoMA, Elizabeth worked in theatrical and television production. She studied clowning and acrobatics at the De’ll Arte School of Physical Theatre in Blue Lake, California, and performed and toured (in giant, spandex, full-body puppets for six years) with Pink Inc.

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