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Scott Ligon

Scott Ligon

Title Associate Professor
Department Foundation
Phone 216.421.7947

Scott Ligon has written a book about creating digital fine art in Photoshop, “Digital Art Revolution”, published by Random House. His animated short film, “Escape Velocity,” has played in festivals and theaters all over the world and has won numerous awards. “Escape Velocity” is distributed by Shorts International in London, and has been shown on television in the US, UK, Europe and South America. His second short film, “Figure/Ground” is about the death of his father. It features veteran actor Allan Kulakow who appeared as the Joint Chief of Staff on NBC’s West Wing. The film has also been shown in festivals all over the world and has signed a distribution deal with Future Shorts in the UK.

Scott is currently nearing completion on his first full length feature film, “Max, A Short Life.” about the life and death of his son Max Ligon. Music for the film is being composed by Gideon Freudmann, whose music has been included in many television shows and films.

Degree MFA, Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art

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