Indie Short Films
‘MARINA MONSTER’ trailer by Christine Whitlock
JOY ROAD Trailer Directed by Harry Davis
Changing Gears A Love Story
Born and raised on Cape Cod, Ben currently resides in the Greater Boston Area. He will be making movies forever.
Avner grew up in Israel. From a young age he was interested in the art of animation. Through his years in Thelma Yellin High School for the arts he worked in collaboration with the theater and dance departments, helping with set design, costume design and crafting masks. A month after his graduation Avner joined the Israeli military where he served for three years. As part of his service he was managed to use his skills for creating instruction and educational material. After his discharge in 2005 Avner worked as a freelance illustrator, which led to his move to Florida where he started his Animation education At Ringling College of Art and Design. After his 3rd year he won the Sony imageworks IPAX award for excellence in the field of animation, and worked as a visual development intern at Avalanche/Disney interactive studios on a new Toy Story 3 Game. After graduating, Avner has interned at Pixar animation studios. He currently works as an animator at Cinderbiter, on Henry Selick’s new project.
Stevie Started her Animation/drawing training with by taking classes from Glenn Vilppu She then continued her Education at Ringling College of Art and Design. After her sophomore year, she had traveled with a friend to Swaziland, a small country in South Africa. There, they painted 5 large murals and presented art projects and learning material for young children. After traveling to Swaziland, Stevie spent the next few weeks enrolled in a summer animation program at Gobelins l’école de l’image in Paris, France, where she learned from extremely talented artists and animators. After her 3rd year At Ringling she interned at DreamWorks animation in San Francisco as an artist on the upcoming film, Madagascar 3. Stevie currently works as a full-time visual development artist At DreamWorks Animation.