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  • Nol Honig

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Profile:

    Nol Honig is a director, designer and educator who lives in New York City with his wife. He has been teaching motion graphics at Parsons since 2001, and received a Distinguished University Teaching Award from the New School in 2017.

    Nol is the co-founder and lead designer at The Drawing Room, a boutique production company located in Manhattan. Their clients include Coca Cola, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, YouTube, and Columbia Business School. In 2016 their short documentary Nix + Gerber about photographer Lori Nix was chosen as Short of the Week and given a Staff Pick by Vimeo, as well as being featured in the print and online versions of National Geographic and housed in their permanent collection of short films.

    In addition to work with The Drawing Room, Nol is a regular contributor to the industry blog Motionographer where he has profiled some of the most innovative and interesting people working in motion graphics today. In 2017 he was asked to be an advisory board member and short-list judge for the Motion Awards, the first award show exclusively for the field of motion graphics.

    Along with two other designers, Nol created the collaborative online animation game called Motion Corpse in honor of the Surrealist parlor game Exquisite Corpse. The game has been continuously played since 2015 by over 100 animators around the world.

     

     

    Degrees Held:

    BA, English, Cornell University, 1992

    MFA, Film, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, 1997

    Professional Affiliations:

    Motionographer

    Motion Awards

     

     

    Awards and Honors:

    2017 New School Distinguished University Teaching Award recipient

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