Resume

CRYSTAL PEREA

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EXPERIENCE
Films
“Oh Brother”, 2015 - 2016
• Director, Storyboard Artist, Animator
Two minute hand drawn animated film.
- Screened at the 2016 LCAD Animation Film Festival

“A Boy and His Beast”, June 2015-August 2015
• Writer, Storyboard Artist, Character Designer, Animator, Editor
A collaborative 9 minute stop motion short about a boy and his dog, completed under the mentorship of Stephen Chiodo.
         + Screening at the Oceanside International Film Festival 2017
+ Screened at the Beverly Hills Film Festival 2017
• 2017 Filmmaker Official Selection
+ Winner of the Award of Merit in the Best Shorts Competition
+ Screened at the LCAD Animation Festival 2016

“Mo, Bringer of War”& “Man Hunters”, Spring 2014
• Storyboard Artist, Animator
Two CG animated group short films screened at the 2014 LCAD Animation Film Festival

“Lunch Punk”, Spring 2012
• Filmmaker
A hand drawn animated short film.

“Schadenfreude”, Spring 2011
• Filmmaker
A live action short film about a human and alien interaction.

“Sea Snack”, Summer 2010
A 30 second hand drawn ink and watercolor short film made within a week.

Work
ACT, Marketing Consultant, February 2016 - present
JCPenney Sales Associate, August 2014 - August 2016
R3 Papercraft, Temp Worker– May 2012 - August 2012
Freelance Graphic Designer — 2007 - 2010 

EDUCATION
Concept Design Academy (CDA)
- Cinematic Storyboarding with Jay Oliva,
Summer 2017

Rad How to School with Rad Sechrist
- Storyboarding for Feature Animation, Spring 2017, Summer 2016
CG Master 2D Academy (CGMA) 
- Storyboarding for Animation with Jim Mortensen, Spring 2017
- Storyboarding for Animation with Liane Han Cho, Spring 2016
- Storyboarding for Animation with Ian Abando, Spring 2015
Laguna College of Art & Design (LCAD) - 2016
+ BFA in Animation
- Storyboarding, Stop Motion, 2D Animation, CG Animation
California State Summer School of the Arts (CSSSA) Summer 2010
-  Coursework in traditional and experimental animation

SKILLS
Photoshop, Flash, Premiere, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Maya, Microsoft Office, Celtx, Cintiq, Mac and PC Systems 



References available upon request