Janet Perlman is a director of short animated films. Her work with the NFB includes The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin, Why Me?, Dinner for Two and Bully Dance. Her most recent film, Hot Seat, was made for Acme Filmworks, and is featured on Liberty Mutual’s “Responsibility Project” website. Her work has received international acclaim, including an Oscar® nomination, and many festival grand prizes.
Perlman also writes and illustrates children’s books. Her latest book, The Delicious Bug, will be published by Kids Can Press in 2009. She has also taught animation at Harvard and at the Rhode Island School of Design.