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Kevin Obsatz


Kevin Obsatz is a filmmaker and a media artist who works in the areas of classical fictional and documentary cinema, hand-processed 16mm experimental films, immersive video installations, and collaborations with choreographers and performing artists.

He received his MFA in Fine Art from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2015, and his BA in Film Production from the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts in 2001. He has taught primarily at the University of Minnesota, St. John’s University, and St. Cloud State University.

His films have screened internationally at festivals and cinemas including Antimatter Media Festival, Analogica, LUX Scotland, Anthology Film Archives, the San Francisco Cinematheque, and the Walker Art Center. He has received a variety of grants and fellowships from the Warhol Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board.

He is the co-founder and artistic director of the experimental film collective Cellular Cinema, a midwestern hub for experimental filmmakers and video artists since 2014.

Kevin Obsatz
Assistant Professor - Media Studies

305 Communication Arts Center


University of Minnesota

BA - Film Production
University of Southern California - School of Cinematic Arts