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Jen Paehr

Character Animator - 2D & 3D

Location
Vancouver, Canada Area
Industry
Animation
Current
  1. DHX Media
Previous
  1. DHX Media,
  2. Bardel Entertainment,
  3. Animax Entertainment
Education
  1. New York University
Websites
  1. Youtube Channel

Summary

■      Trained in both 2D and 3D animation.
■      Proficient in many different animation software, including:
        Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects,
        Adobe Illustrator, TV Paint, Final Cut Pro, and Autodesk Maya.
■      Experience in special effects including motion graphics and compositing.

Experience



Education

  • New York University

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Film and Animation, Honors ScholarBachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Film and Animation, Honors Scholar

    Film & Animation

    Activities and Societies: Student Animation League

  • Huntington School of Fine Arts

    Certificate, Fine and Studio ArtsCertificate, Fine and Studio Arts

    Completed thirty weeks of drawing and painting classes using live models and still life
    Saturdays and Sundays

    Activities and Societies: Art Portfolio Program

  • Adelphi University

    Certificate, Fine and Studio ArtsCertificate, Fine and Studio Arts

    By High School nomination, completed eight weeks of drawing classes using live models and still life

    Saturdays and Sundays

    Activities and Societies: Art Portfolio Program

  • KCP Japanese Language Institute

    Certificate, Japanese Language, 4.0Certificate, Japanese Language, 4.0

    Completed a seven week summer program in Shinjuku, Tokyo studying Japanese Language and Culture
    Mondays through Fridays



Languages

  • Japanese

    Limited working proficiency



Honors & Awards

  • Additional Honors & Awards

    NYU’s Richard Protovin Memorial Animation Production Award
    For Animated Short “Guardian, ” 2011-2012
    Screenings at: ASIFA East Student Film Festival, Blue Plum Animation Festival, NY Shorts Fest.
    Semifinals for Student Academy Awards - Region III.

    National Board of Review Student Grant
    For Animated Short “Grandpa, ” 2011
    Screenings at: NBR Student Grant Awardee Night at HBO
    Tisch School of the Arts Freshmen Orientation & Freshmen Retreat

    NYU Dean’s List, 2011 & 2012
    AP Scholar with Distinction, 2008
    New York State Triple “C” Award (Character, Commitment, & Courage), 2007