PLASMA Presents: Geoff Marslett

Geoff Marslett Sundance.

Geoff Marslett Sundance Poster

Monday, February 3, 2020

University at Buffalo, Center For The Arts, Room 112

Presentation begins at 6:30pm

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Geoff Marslett is a director, writer, producer, animator and actor. His career started with the punk rock animated short Monkey vs. Robot before directing two narrative films MARS and Loves Her Gun, as well as producing on and acting in the experimental feature documentary Yakona. He has appeared onscreen in films like Thou Wast Mild and Lovely and Tombstone Rashomon and even a TV guest staring role as the unibomber.

He currently resides in Austin, Texas and Boulder, Colorado splitting his time between filmmaking and teaching. His work has won awards at numerous festivals including SXSW and IndieMemphis; and he was named one of Filmmaker Magazines 25 New Filmmakers to Watch in 2009.

His most recent film The Phantom 52 premiered at Sundance in 2019 and has gone on to play over 75 film festivals.

He grew up a cowboy with an interest in physics and art, and has a cat named FatFace. He still loves making things.