Jim Trainor is Associate Professor, Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of Art Institute of Chicago. He received a BA in 1983 at Columbia University, NY.
Films: The Fetishist; The Bats; The Moschops; The Magic Kingdom. Screenings: Whitney Biennial; Anthology Film Archives; Museum of Modern Art, NY; Chicago Filmmakers; Sundance Film Festival; New York Animation Festival; Pacific Film Archive; Nashville Film Festival; Rotterdam Film Festival, Netherlands; Thessaloniki Film Festival, Greece; Golden Horse Festival, Taiwan; La Xina A.R.T., Barcelona. Awards: San Francisco International; Black Maria Film Festival; NY Underground Film Festival; Cinematexas Film Festival; Big Muddy Film Festival; Ann Arbor Film Festival.