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Highly skilled Art Director and Creator from Chile with experience developing and managing large-scale animation projects from conception to release. On the Annie-nominated series “Unikitty!” for Warner Bros and LEGO, Andrea’s ability to develop and build vibrant, complex worlds aided in the writer’s room and spurred collaboration with executive producers, directors, and head writers for 104 episodes. Her eye for detail and love of unique aesthetics combined with her world-building experience made her a perfect fit to helm the look and feel of the highly anticipated “Cuphead” game adaptation, “The Cuphead Show” for King Features and Netflix Animation. Being fluent in English and Spanish has allowed her to serve as a Creative Consultant with global companies like Cartoon Network Latin America. She has been invited to share her extensive knowledge in panels worldwide, including Annecy, Pixelatl and Chilemonos. She is currently developing a slate of projects with Supersol Creative, Netflix, and Apple.


Animation creative executive at Netflix. He is a key player in the streamer’s international efforts in Adult Animation, working on animated titles such as “The House”, “Cat Burglar”, “Disenchantment”, “Captain Fall”, and “Tear Along the Dotted Line”. Julio started his career in the film industry at Focus Features. In 2007, he took on a lead production role on Disney’s animated feature film “Gnomeo & Juliet”, which went on to become a UK and US box office sleeper hit. He then went on to lead creative development of a number of projects at animation production companies such as Rocket Pictures, Locksmith Animation, and Nexus Studios. He is based in London.


Born and raised in New York City, Risa started her career in entertainment as a Playwright and Producer in Europe where she has lived and worked for more than 35 years. She worked as both an executive producer and completion guarantor for video games and films with clients that include Disney, Squaresoft, Namco, Universal Studios, Warner Bros, ABC television, among others. Her game credits include: “Lucky Luke”, “Smurf Adventure”, “Loony Tunes Racing”, “Adventures of Tintin”, “Dead to Rights”, “Piglets BIG Game”, “Alias with JJ Abrams”, “Urban Chaos2”, “Rogue Trooper”, “Alone in the Dark5”, “Gothic4”, “SineMora”, “RiME”, “The Sexy Brutale”, “The Invisible Hours”, a VR game and “Mission to Mars” VR experience. Her film credits as Production Executive / Guarantor for the animated films include “Deep”, “Ozzy” and 2018 Oscar nominated “The Breadwinner” and 2020 “Wolfwalkers” with Cartoon Saloon. She is currently working as an EP for “Zsa ZSa Zaturnnah” with Rocket Sheep Studios in the Philippines. Passionate about entertainment and helping the industry grow to be prosperous and welcoming to new talent, Risa works as a visiting professor at the Institute International Multimedia in Paris and ETIC Algarve to continually improve and grow the animation and game development community.


Co-founder of GS Animation / Grupa Smacznego studio located in Gdansk, Poland. He started his adventure with animation as an illustrator and character designer over 25 years ago. In 2004 together with his two partners he created the first animation studio in Northern Poland. He is active as a producer and director in GS productions and co-productions. He was a co-creator of the popular and awarded series “Mami Fatale” and “Basia”. Over the years he was responsible for numerous commissioned projects but also involved in development of new own IPs. He was working with clients and partners from US, UK, Germany, Sweden, Finland and India just to mention a few of them. He serves on the Polish Animation Producers Association (SPPA) board of which he was a chairman for 5 years. By being an active participant of film fairs and events he promotes Polish animation all over the world. He is currently working on a new original GS series as a creative producer and director.


Award-winning director and animator from Colombia. He’s currently based in Los Angeles where he works as a Creative Director for Special Projects at Titmouse studios. He’s directed animation for Marvel’s “WandaVision”, Apple TV’s “Everlight”, Dua Lipa’s “Hallucinate” animated video and Charlie Kaufman’s “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”. He directed “The Emperor’s newest clothes” musical for HBO, various pieces for The Gates Foundation, and did a One Direction Smut fiction for the show “Euphoria”. His films have been screened in the most important festivals around the world. They have earned him several awards and recognitions, including two Adobe design achievement awards, two Annie Awards nominations, and two student Academy Award regional finalist nominations, plus six consecutive official selections in the Annecy Festival, three shortlists at the ADC awards, and the Best Music video award at the New Chitose Airport Festival, among others. In 2020 He founded Amaltea INC. an animation company for independent projects. Simón received his MFA from the John C. Hench Division of Animation at USC and is also a Fulbright Scholar.