- About Me
Mindy Johnson is an award-winning author, historian, filmmaker, educator, musician and more. Her creative accomplishments reflect the diversity of her talents and experience.
A leading expert on women’s roles in animation and film history, Mindy frequently writes and speaks on early cinema, animation, women’s history, and creativity. She was recently honored with the 2020 ASIFA–Hollywood Animation Educators Forum Faculty Grant and the 2019 Academy Film Scholar Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Grant Foundation, for continued research and writing on the contributions of the earliest women within our collective animated past. Her groundbreaking discoveries continue to cast light on the invisible narrative of women’s presence within the first ce[...]