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NYU Animation alum Jacob Kafka's new short film Cold Feet,  a "heartwarming tale of two turtles on a winter day,"  is the prestigious and popular website Cartoon Brew's "Pick of the Week."
See it here, along with a Making of Cold Feet documentary.

 

 Congratulations, Jacob! 

 

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NEWS FROM HOLLYWOOD:


Kendall Haney and Isabelle Gedigk, recent Animation area alums, continue to amaze!Kendall recently finished writing her first television episode for the new Disney television show The Lion Guard. "It was such an incredible experience!" she emailed. "And to add to the crazy, Isabelle Gedigk [another recent Animation area alum] is storyboarding on the show and working on my episode!  She and I share a life-long love of The Lion King characters, so it's incredible to both be telling stories with them."

 

In addition, Kendall continues working at DreamWorks Animation Studio, finishing up on Kung Fu Panda 3 and she will be transitioning to Trolls after Thanksgiving as the Story Coordinator.  Her ultimate goal, she says, is "to make writing a full time job."

 

 Congratulations, Kendall and Isabelle!!! 

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Garrett Lewis, who graduated in 2013 from UGFTV Kanbar Film & Television and focused on animation, has just been hired by DreamWorks Animation in Glendale, California as an Animation TA, testing the 3D rigs and performing animation tests/pose tests.Garrett is working alongside two other recent UGFTV Animation area alums who earlier found employment at Dream Works: Brian Kim and Kendall Haney.

 

 Congratulations, Garrett!