Scott Portingale is a director and animator living in Edmonton, Canada. Scott's multimedia approach to making films blends in-camera techniques such as time-lapse and stop-motion animation into films with themes rooted in the natural world, the scientific pursuit, and the human experience. His short films have been programmed across multiple platforms including international film festivals, art galleries, and installations, and have won a handful of awards along the way. One of Scott’s more recent films, Infinitude, was curated as part of Vimeo's “Staff Pic” collection and featured by arts and cultural blogs such as Wired, Gizmodo, Petapixel, and Fstoppers. Scott’s commissions and collaborator list includes Change for Children, CUSO International, Alberta Council of Women's Shelters, and the Alberta Treasury Branch. He was also really close to working on Star Trek: Discovery, as a conceptual artist, like really close.
~Edmonton International Film Festival (Best Short Film) (Midnight Matinee)
~The Banff Centre for the Arts (Global TV Network Scholarship)
~Stonefair International Film Festival (Best Experimental Film) (Infinitude)
~Honorable Mention (LA Underground Film Festival) (Infinitude)
~Canadian International Film Festival (Best Animation Award) (Midnight Matinee)
~Mexico International Film Festival (Golden Palm Award) (Midnight Matinee)
~Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers Film Festival (Audience Choice Award) (Photosynthesis)