Hometown: Clayton, CA
I am so excited to be working with Nicole Myers and bring my passion of animation come to life!
“There is no secret ingredient. It’s just you. – Po, Kung Fu Panda”
Hometown: Bailey, CO
I am very excited to be making this film with Rachel! Our hope has always been that this story would bring a smile to people’s faces.
“Don’t just fly, soar!” -Dumbo
Hometown: Flemington, NJ
I am excited to produce an animated film and learn what goes into the process and see everyone’s hard work come together to make this film come alive.
“You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.” – Ratatouille
Hometown: Elmhurst, IL
I am excited to work on this project because the story is so sincere and genuine, just like the two directors/writers!
“I don’t want to survive, I want to live!” -Wall-E
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
As a freshman, I really wanted to jump on a senior thesis as a start to understanding the process of collaboration and how everything comes together within an animated short. I had Nicole for my OL leader and thought it was a perfect match!
“We must be swift as the coursing river, with all the force of a great typhoon, with all the strentgh of a raging fire, mysterious as the dark side of a moon” -Mulan
Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
I am excited to work with such wonderful people on this project! Rachel and Nicole have been so nice to me since my first day here at Chapman and I love repaying the favor by helping them out with their heartwarming thesis!
“How do you tell how good bread is without tasting it? Not the smell, not the look, but the sound…” – Colette in Ratatouille
Morgan Hill, CA
I am excited to be developing my modeling skills on such a sweet and humorous story. I am looking forward to work with my classmates and learn more from Rachel and Nicole!
“When life gets you down, do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming.”-Finding Nemo
Hometown: Reno, NV
I’m excited to work on Good Boy because it’s shaping up to be one of the best thesis films I’ve seen. The character models are amazing and the entire production has been well-run and fun to work on.
favorite movie quote from an animated film: “Adventure is out there!” – Up
Hometown: Oro Valley, AZ
I’m excited to work in this film because it’s a fun twist to the classic first date genre. There is something special about a story that focuses on a pup, so being part of this process is very fun.
Hometown: La Palma, CA
I am excited to get a chance to learn something new and actually be a part of a project. This is my first time doing previs and I hope I can learn more things along the way!
“Keep moving forward” – Meet the Robinsons
Visual Effects Artist
Hometown: Roseville, CA
I am excited to work on this project because it will be the first animated film I’ve ever helped with, and I am excited to learn all that I can from this experience!
” Earth is amazing!” -Captain, Wall-E
Hometown: La Crescenta, CA
Why I’m excited: I’m excited to work on my first Digital Arts Thesis at Dodge because I’ve grown up with a love and a passion for animation. This will be a great experience to further my skills with an amazing team!
Favorite Line: “Anyone can cook” – Ratatouille
Render Wrangler/Shading Artist
Hometown: Chino Hills, CA
Why I am excited: I am excited about this project because I love the cute story and enjoy the flat shaded style of render that the short is aiming for. Also, I love dogs!
“Put that thing back where it came from or so help me!” -Mike Wazowski, Monsters Inc