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Elham Doust

Elham Doust

Lecturer I
 
ATC 1.903
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Professional Preparation

M.F.A. - Art, Technology, and Emerging Communications
University of Texas at Dallas

Awards

Betty and Gifford Johnson Travel Award - [2022]
Special Jury Prize (Short Animation) - Tehran 22nd National & 10th International Short Film Festival [2005]
Best Animation Award (Short Animation) - 1st IRIB Student Short Film Festival [2004]

Appointments

adjunct Faculty, Digital Video
School of Creative Arts, Entertainment, and Design, Dallas College [2024–Present]
Lecturer I, Foundations of Digital Arts and Design
Harry W. Bass Jr.School of Art, Humanity, and Technology, The University of Texas at Dallas [2023–Present]
Lecturer I, Computer Animation I
Harry W. Bass Jr.School of Art, Humanity, and Technology, The University of Texas at Dallas [2023–2023]
Instructor of record, Foundations of Digital Arts and Design
Harry W. Bass Jr.School of Art, Humanity, and Technology, The University of Texas at Dallas [2022–2023]
Instructor of Executive Courses, Animation Creative Techniques
Research & Production Center for Animated Motion Pictures [2010–2010]
Lecturer, Animation Techniques
Nezam ol Molk University of Applied Science [2009–2009]

Projects

The Rabbit Story and Tomato
2023/12 Short Animation (In Progress)

Project GARDEN
2022/12–2023/08 Lead Animator and Designer, 
Animated Series ”Project GARDEN” 
ThinkLab
School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
University of Texas at Dallas

One Stupid Idea
2007/05–2008/01 Short Animation, Paint-on-Glass 
“16mm” international animation festival – Italy – 2008“Future Shorts” Film Festival – Tehran-London – 2009“Limited Access II” – Video, Sound, Performance – Free designers gallery – Tehran-Cairo – 2009“Iran: Sguardi Sotterranei” Multimedia Festival – Italy – 2010“Contemporary Istanbul: I’ll never be the same” Fine Art Exhibition and Art Fair – Turkey – 2010 
The Flight
2004/04–2004/09 Short Animation, Paint-on-Glass
 Best Animation Award from 1st IRIB Student Short Film Festival - Iran - 2004
Special Jury Prize from 22nd National & 10th International Short Film Festival - Iran - 2005
Runner up in 4th Tehran International Animation Festival - Iran - 2005
Screening in “Limited Access” Video-Sound-Performance in Free Designers Art Gallery – Iran - 2007Screening in “Iran: Sguardi Sotteranei” Multimedia Festival - Italy - 2010 

Presentations

Children’s Impact on Early Animations in the US in the 1910s
2023/06 SWPACA23 Summer Salon Conference 
Is Fantasy Detrimental for Preschoolers?
2022/02 Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA) 
Fantasy Animation and Children’s Cognitive Skills
2021/11 UTD Diversity Lunch Series Roundtable– School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication 
Bad Cat
2016/06–2016/06 Official Selection in Annecy Festival, Feature Films
Annecy, France 
(Character Animator)
Pooneh Children Toothpaste
2008/06–2008/06 Official Selection in Annecy Festival, Advertising Animation
Annecy, France (Character Animator) 

Affiliations

Women in Animation
Society for Animation Studies
Animation Research Gang (ARG)