The Importance of Being Signe

The Importance of Being Signe

On Wednesday, Feb 20th, I noticed an intriguing Facebook News Feed item that wasn’t a meme, paid-ad, or desperate-cry-for-help.  Signe Baumane invited people to hob knob with animators in a free screening with a free drink.  The evening was a celebration of New York animators. In the Disney Screening room of all places, which is […]

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Signe Baumane art!

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Signe Baumane art!

ASIFA- East is lucky to have not one, but TWO item donations from celebrated animator and artist Signe Baumane! An original painting!  A great holiday gift to give to one of your walls or someone else’s! And an original cel from her film “Dentist!”

Crossing The Line: Signe Baumane and Lasse Persson

Posted by on Jan 25, 2011 in Industry Events | No Comments
Crossing The Line: Signe Baumane and Lasse Persson

Article by Emmett Goodman. Latvian-born indie Signe Baumane has curated many animation screenings in New York, and always looks to put on not only a good show, but a very unique show. Her most recent show was certainly a unique experience, consisting of films and conversations between Signe and her ex-husband, who liked to cross-dress. […]

New York Animation In Germany!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in Viewseum | No Comments
New York Animation In Germany!

This week I had the pleasure of chatting with Signe Baumane who sent along scans from the DOK International Leipzig Festival for documentary and animated catalog. This years program has a bright spotlight on some of New York’s animated favorites, a retrospective of Signe Baumane and master class with Bill Plympton. The Program also featured […]