Hsiang Chin Moe is an artist and educator with experience in higher education, production, technology and management. She began her career in advertising, VFX and animation and navigated her paths to education where she is now the inaugural BFA Animation Chair at School of Visual Arts in New York City. Hsiang is an active member of the global animation community. She organizes and moderates an annual talent panel at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival where she works with animation executives, recruiters and artists to foster young talents from all over the world. In addition to making her own documentary, short and animated films, she also regularly represents the college as a panelist, presenter and organizer at major international conferences and festivals, including FMX Conference, VIEW Conference, SIGGRAPH, Ottawa Animation Festival, New York Comic Con and New York Foundation of the Arts.
Hsiang acted as Associate Director of the New York Digital Salon, working to create international dialogue and partnerships to celebrate digital animation, video, games, and interactive installations. She now serves as Co-Lead of the New York City chapter of the Women in Animation organization, overseeing the leadership teams within the chapter that consists of more than 500 members, both professional and students. She works along with the industry’s leading artists, filmmakers, recruiters and many local and international organizations to create an equal and supportive platform for everyone in the creative industry. She has exhibited, performed, presented, lectured and participated in panels in the United States and abroad, including France, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Sweden, Taiwan, and Thailand.