Signe Baumane was born and raised in Latvia and was creative from a young age. A graduate in philosophy from Moscow State University, she started her career at Riga’s Animated Film Studio as a cel painter and later as a writer, director and designer. She moved to New York and worked with Bill Plympton and in 2005 became a US citizen. She has written, directed and animated shorts and one feature film. Much of her work has a strong female point of view.
- Five Fucking Fables (short) 2003
- Dentist (short) 2005
- Teat Beat of Sex (short) 2008