Scott Portingale

director, animator

Edmonton, CA


Scott Portingale is a director and animator living in Edmonton, Canada. Scott's multimedia approach to making films use in-camera techniques such as time-lapse and stop-motion animation to capture themes rooted in the natural world, the scientific pursuit, and the human experience. His short films have been programmed across multiple platforms including international film festivals, art galleries, and installations including Nuite Blanche Montreal, The Works Festival, and the Edmonton International Film Festival where he won an award for Best Short Film. One of Scott’s more recent films, Infinitude, was curated as part of Vimeo's coveted “Staff Pic” collection and featured by arts & cultural blogs such as Wired, Gizmodo, Petapixel, and Fstoppers. Scott’s commission and collaborator list includes Royal Alberta Museum, Panasonic, Change for Children, CUSO International, Alberta Council of Women's Shelters, and the Alberta Treasury Branch.


Chemical Somnia