Christopher Singleton, is an animator with a simple dream in life. He wants to be able to tell his own stories in animation and help his friends bring their ideas to life.
Eli Michael Copperman is of Highland Park, New Jersey. He has been pursuing the art of animation ever since he was a teenager, and specializes in designing odd characters, hand-drawn and digital 2D animation, writing reviews on films and cartoons, and even video editing. His biggest priority is to create artwork and concepts that not only speak to him emotionally, but to others who can relate to them.
Joseph Crockett is an award-winning animator based in San Francisco. His short animations have appeared in more than a dozen festivals including Visionfest, the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, the San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, and the Black Maria Film Festival. He is currently working on a project that involves reincarnation, fast food, and insects.
Aaron is Romantic Chorus’ editor, a novelist, and a starting pitcher for the Progreso Scualos. He believes that only with collaboration can we make substantive change.
Chhaya is an artist and animator who lives and works on unceded Coast Salish territory. Their work is influenced by their love of food and fantasy, as well as their experience as a brown, queer, trans person.
Claudia Ortega Arus is a Spanish animator and virtual realist designer and producer based in London. She is passionate about using visual and audio media to drive engagement.
After more than 15 years as a director, filmmaker, editor and sound mixer, Laurent Mathieu now works as a Motion Designer. He takes inspiration from everything he’s learned along his winding path: images, music, environments, artistic exchanges, creative collaborations… like this one.
Emma is an American stop-motion animator whose fascination in bringing the inanimate to life led her to study at Arts University Bournemouth, where she formed her crude and creepy style while living across the street from the grave of Mary Shelley. She believes that the best art is the kind that finds elegance and beauty within disturbing ideas, and hopes her work can achieve this effect eventually.
Angaelica is a filmmaker, animator, and illustrator with an interest in incorporating historical iconography, whimsy, and a feminist perspective into all of her work. She currently lives in the woods of rural Pennsylvania where she works as an assistant editor.
Diana is a web and graphic designer, who digs gardening (ha!) and the trash of other people. She finds delight in thrift store treasure hunts and the portmanteaus of her children (“hands-atizer!”).