CEL ANIMATOR

nicole.stffrd@gmail.com

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Souviens Ten-Zan

Work

Co-Director for Based on a True Story short film for 'FX' directed with Réka Bucsi & Pernille Kjær

Lead Animator for Tegan and Sara music video Hang On to the Night

Lead Animator for Solar Walk film for Aarhus Jazz Orchestra with 'The Animation Workshop' and 'NØRLUM' - directed by Réka Bucsi

Animator and Compositor on LOVE by Réka Bucsi with ‘Passion Pictures’

Co-director for WILDFIRE short film

Freelance character / prop / effects designer for Adventure Time on ‘Cartoon Network’

Animator for ‘Buck LA’ :

-Animator for ‘Google: Made with Code’ ad

-Animator for ‘Xfinity: Black History Month’ commercial

-Animator for ‘Seeds’

-Animator for LYFT

-Animator for Facebook

Animator for United Health Ad with 'Gentleman Scholar'

Animator for Upwork with 'Gentleman Scholar'

Development for Hans Zimmer Revealed at ‘Remote Control Productions’ directed by Hans Zimmer

Animator and designer for The Voices tv special for ‘Animaskin’

Animator for ‘Jib Jab Media, Inc.’

Animated logo for ‘When Pigs Fly Inc.’ with Gary Glasberg on CBS

Director of The Usual short film

Designer for Sufferfest campaign at ‘Epipheo’

Freelance animator at ‘Timber’ for Olivia Holt music video

Co-Curator of ‘48 Hour Film Festival’ 2014

 

recognition :

‘Vimeo Staff Pick’ for The Usual

‘Vimeo Staff Pick’ for Wildfire

‘Cartoon Brew’ ‘Short Film Pick of the Day’ for Duck on the Run

 

Education

Gobelins l'école de l'image - CRFA 2015

California Institute of the Arts - Character Animation

 

Skills

TVPaint Animation

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Flash / Animate

Cel Animation

Visual development

Character design

Layout

 

Reference

Fran Krause - Mentor - fkrause@calarts.edu

 

*work permission in United States and Europe

 

WILDFIRE selections:

 

-Insomnia Festival, MOSCOW, Russia 2016 // The Insomnia Grand Prix

-POITIERS Film Festival, Competition ‘So French !’, France, 2016  // So French! Prize

 

-3D Wire Fest, SEGOVIA, Spain 2016

-Anibar Animation Festival, PEJA, Kosovo 2016

-Animafest, ZAGREB, Croatia 2016

-Animasivo MEXICO CITY, Mexico 2016

-Animasyros 9.0 International Animation Film Festival + Angora, SYROS, Greece 2016

-Animation Block Party Film Festival, NEW YORK, USA 2016

-Animateka, LJUBLJANA, Slovenia 2016

-Anilogue International Animation Festival, BUDAPEST, Hungary 2016

-Animfilm, TREBON, Czech Republic 2016

-International Animation Festival of Brazil, Anima Mundi, SÃO PAULO, Brazil 2016

-ANNECY International Animated Film Festival, ANNECY, France 2016

-Bit Bang Festival, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina 2016

-Festival National du Film d'Animation de BRUZ, France 2015

-Festival Internacional de Animación - CHILEMONOS, SANTIAGO, Chile 2016

-Cambridge Strawberry Shorts Festival, CAMBRIDGE, UK 2016

// Official Commendation Cambridge Strawberry Shorts Festival 2016

-Cinanima, ESPINHO, Portugal 2016

-Cine Courte Anime, ROANNE, France 2016

-ClujShorts, CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania 2016

-CutOut Fest, QUERETARO, Mexico 2016

-Erarta Motion Pictures, ST PETERSBURG, Russia 2017

-Etiuda&Anima Festival, KRAKOW, Poland 2016

-Festival International du Film de l'Etudiant CASABLANCA, Morocco 2015

-Future Film Festival, BOLOGNA, Italy 2016

-GLAS Animation Festival, BERKELEY, USA 2016

-Golden Kuker-Sofia - International Animation Festival, SOFIA, Bulgaria

-Il Court le Metrage #6, PARIS, France 2016

-Kino Fest, BUCHAREST, Romania 2016

-KLIK! AMSTERDAM Animation Festival, Netherlands 2016

-KuanDu International Animation Film Festival, TAIPEI, Taiwan 2016

-Kyoto International Student Film & Video Festival, KYOTO, Japan 2016

-Louisiana International Film Festival, BATON ROUGE, USA 2016

-Manchester Animation Festival, MANCHESTER, UK 2016

-POITIERS Film Festival, Competition ‘So French !’, France, 2016

-Primanima, BUDAPEST, Hungary 2016

-Prix Ars Electronica, nomination, LINZ, Austria 2017

-Festival Bois Noirs, PRAGNIOT, France 2016

-Festival du Film d'Animation pour la Jeunesse de BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France 2016

-Festival Nuit Med de corse, CORSICA 2016

-Festival de SEMUR, France 2016

-Future Film Festival, BOLOGNA, Italy 2016

-FIAV CASABLANCA et FÈS, Morocco 2016

-MILANO Film Festival, Italy, 2016

-Nevada City Film Festival, NEVADA CITY, USA 2016

-Paris Courts Devant, PARIS, France 2015

-Qroq'Anime, PARIS, France 2016

-Supertoon International Animation Festival, SIBENIK, Croatia 2016

-Tokyo Anime Awards Festival, TOKYO, Japan 2016

-Trickfilms / 23rd STUTTGART International Festival of Animated Film, Germany 2016

-World Festival of Animated Film, VARNA, Bulgaria 2016