festivals: judge, critic
Deanna has been invited as a curator and judge at a variety of national and international festivals and competitions: computer graphics, new media, animation and experimental film/video. A regular speaker and presenter, she has authored many festival reviews and articles.
Festival Juror, Judge, Selection Committee member:
Deanna, guest speaker at Xiamen International Animation Festival, and the JinLin International Animation Forum, China
Reviewer:
Mosaic Film Experience, 2014, 2013, 2012
SICAF (Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival), Seoul, Korea, 2011, 2005
Kalamazoo Animation Festival International, MI, 2009, 2005, 2003, 2002
KROK International Animation Festival, Ukraine, 2005
Zagreb International Animation Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 2004
PISAF, Puchon International Student Animation Festival, Korea, 2000
SIGGRAPH 98 Art and Design Show, Los Angeles, CA 1998
Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Japan, 1998
Carolina Film and Video Festival, NC, 1993
Chicago International Film Festival, IL, 1991, 1989
Ann Arbor Film Festival, MI, 1988
Selected writing by Deanna Morse:
SICAF 2005: Art and Industry (Review of SICAF, Korea)
Zagreb Animafest: Friendly Diversity (review of 2006 festival)
Love and Peace: Hiroshima International Animation Festival
Pre-Cinema Toys Inspire Multimedia Artist Toshio Iwai
Secrets from the Selection Committee: Zagreb 2004
Media Arts, Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, 2003, 1999
Leonardo Electronic Almanac, 2005
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program, U.S. Department of Education, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2004, 1/03, 11/03, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1997
Media Arts Panel, Creative Artists Grants, Arts Foundation of Michigan, 1997
Professional evaluator for tenure committees: Carnegie Mellon (1997), New York University (1993) and University of North Carolina/Greensboro (1994)
MFA Thesis Committee Member, Media Arts Program, Temple University, PA, 1997, 1995
Evaluator, Electronic Media Program, School of Art, Northern Illinois University, 1996