eric leiser
Since 2009
Works in Los Angeles United States of America

Eric Leiser is an American filmmaker, animator, puppeteer, writer, holographer and artist working in a variety of media. Born in California, Eric Leiser earned a degree in experimental animation at the California Institute of the Arts while also working in prop animation for the Nickelodeon cable television series Spongebob Squarepants[1] and developing the stop-motion series Twilight Park.[2][3]

His holograms have been shown at Fringe Exhibitions[4] in Los Angeles, California; Goldsmiths, University of London;[5] School of the Arts Institute of Chicago;[5] and the Ruben H. Fleet Space Center[2] in San Diego, California. His art has also been shown at Live With Animals in New York City[6] and Mandrake in Culver City, California.[7]

He has made 20 short films, eight of which appear in the DVD release Eclectic Shorts by Eric Leiser, and two features: Faustbook, released April 25, 2006 by Vanguard Cinema, and Imagination, released theatrically in the U.S. in summer 2007. Imagination was featured in the May 2008 issue of Animation Magazine.[8] His film work is in the collections of the (BFI) British Film Institute, Victoria and Albert Museum and the Istanbul Modern Museum of Art.