What We're Meant For
A 2D Animated Short Film
Gabriel has written and directed over a dozen short films, several of which have screened at festivals across the US, including those in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlantic City. He is the creator of 'Movies Under The Surface', a YouTube channel with 20k+ subscribers and 1m+ views, and his travel photography has been featured twice in the Montanha Pico Festival. He has produced and directed videos for Hinduism Today, Career Dreams, and Second Sight Medical Products, and has assistant directed content for Facebook, T-Mobile, and several indie films. He is currently developing a feature length neo-noir and an hour-long utopia/dystopia TV show.
Jesica's career began in international sales with companies such as GK Films and Lionsgate. She then moved to Arclight Films, where she helped produce numerous projects at various budget levels, most notably 'Jungle' (starring Daniel Radcliffe), 'Triple Threat' (Tony Jaa), and 'Reclaim' (Ryan Philippe). She also works in independent film, where she has produced several award-winning features, including 'normal.', best screenplay winner at the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival. Currently, she is developing a television project representing Filipino-Americans.
Stephanie received a B.F.A. in Cinema and Animation from San Francisco State University and did post-graduate studies at Gnomon School for Visual Effects. Since then, she has worked with SIGGRAPH Conferences, serving on the Computer Animation Festival and Studio subcommittees, where she lead installations and workshops. She is also a member of Women in Animation, through which she served as production coordinator for the ScavengeAR mobile gaming app, an augmented reality scavenger hunt that debuted at the SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference. Her current focus is on production management.
A London native and Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, Maisy has been honing her skills as a musician and vocalist since she was a young girl. Her music has been featured in films such as 'Wonders of the Sea', 'Adverse', and 'Avatar 2', and her single 'The Storm', a collaboration with dance artist TheFatRat, boasts 3.5m+ streams on Spotify and 75m+ aggregated views on YouTube. Outside music, Maisy has used her talents and success to help produce numerous independent short and feature films.
Aron Reuben Korney
Aron has produced and developed content spanning traditional broadcast, short and long-form new media, and live stage programming. Focusing on fandom, he's worked with many of the industry's most celebrated studios, talent, creatives, and agencies. Notably, Aron created and executive produced 'The Biggest Little Cookoff' for AMC Networks, produced 1.2b+ online views for Disney Digital Network, helped launch Comic-Con HQ for Lionsgate and Comic-Con Intl., ran talk development for Fullscreen Talk, and more. His work can be found on YouTube, Fullscreen, Comic-Con HQ, DIRECTV, AT&T U-Verse, Apple/iTunes, Google Play, Roku, Amazon, TVOS, XBOX One, Meerkat, various international broadcast markets, and most social media platforms. He is currently a Senior Producer at Kast Media.
Cathleen is a concept designer and artist whose work has been featured in Literature for Life, the Torrance Art Museum, the San Diego Art Institute, and numerous galleries across Southern California. She has illustrated for clients such as Lethal Chicken Games, Old Town Pasadena, NIKKI+ROSE, and Oh Rio! Productions, and also published the children's book 'It's Sandcastle Building Day'. She is on the Board of Directors for the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and is a member of Women in Animation. Her current projects include a webcomic and 'Magdalene', a fantasy/adventure graphic novel.
Tyler is a storyboard artist, animator, and illustrator who primarily works in television and on freelance projects. Most notably, he storyboarded for the TVNZ series 'Kiri and Lou'; storyboarded, animated, and fashion designed for Get Lit's 'Words Ignite'; storyboarded, animated, and character designed for Jeffery James Botanicals; and storyboarded and animated for Bio-Zyme. He also animated the short film 'Fluorescence', his work later nominated for best animation at the Verge Film Awards, and in addition to all this, he has self-published two children’s books, and in 2021, he raised over $20k in art sales for the NFT project 'Crittlers', half of which was donated to help end human trafficking. He is currently developing an animated short entitled 'Starmaker'.
Conor has worked on a broad array of music for different mediums, including A&E and Lifetime TV shows, Monterey Bay Aquarium promotional material, several award-winning short and feature films, web series, and more. A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, when Conor is away from the studio he can be seen on the golf course, at the gym, or donning lycra and ascending mountains on his road bike.