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Bill Domonkos was born in Toledo, Ohio and received his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1990. Between 1990 and 1994 his love of painting and drawing and his interest in cinema led to experiments with video and computer animation. From 1994 onwards he began producing short experimental animated/live action films as well as directing music videos.
After moving to San Francisco in 1994 he began working in the computer game industry as an animator/designer as well as designing websites and multimedia projects. He has also directed numerous videos for “The Residents” as well as designed interactive projects for The Library of Congress, Levi’s, Robert Mondavi, Sony Playstation, Palm, Nokia, Alltel, The San Francisco Ballet, and PBS, among others.
His short films have been broadcast and shown internationally in cinemas, film festivals, galleries and museums including MoMA in NYC. They have won numerous awards including Best Experimental Film – New Orleans International Film Festival (2004), Best Film Short – Victory Media Network (2007) to name a few.
Today he lives in San Francisco where he works as a freelance designer, animator and motion graphics artist while pursuing his experimental film and video projects.