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Caitlin VanArsdale

Storyboard Artist & Director.

I’m a story artist, writer and creator. I’ve been working in animation since roughly 2016, but long before that I was a freelance illustrator. Over the past 5 years I’ve worked in both television and feature animation, and I now feel like I have a deep understanding for the production processes and challenges of each. I also have several projects of my own currently in development.

I have love for all parts of production, really, but my deepest love is for story and character. I could talk story forever, and I’m deeply committed to creating the most real and nuanced characters on screen that I can, as well as fostering a community of artists around me that feels empowered to speak on their own lived experiences. My deepest belief is that a healthy working environment creates space for artists to bring their best selves to the table, which translates to more honest storytelling on screen.

I think the world is ready to see complex characters who deal with deep issues and difficult philosophical questions, and there is a longing in the animation community to bring those characters to life. I’m so excited to see what comes out of this next generation of creators!


• Charla VIVO


spider man into the spider-verse

tangled ever after