Jen Hurler is an animation fan who recently graduated from the School of Visual Arts in NYC with her MFA in computer animation. She teaches story structure as an adjunct professor at a university and is in pre-production on her second short film.
She worked as a production assistant at Blue Sky Studios for the last four years, earning credits on The Peanuts Movie (2015), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016), Ferdinand (2017), and the upcoming Nimona (2021).
Before Blue Sky, she worked as a freelance-turned-full-time CG producer at CVLT, a boutique studio that services the beauty industry. Her clients there included MAC Cosmetics, Michael Kors, DKNY, Athleta, and more.
Her undergrad was in game design and interactive multimedia at The College of New Jersey, where she also minored in film production, and had academic concentrations in animation studies and creative writing.
She writes about non-animation things over on her other blog.