A graduate from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Monica Garrison has a healthy obsession with cinematography and innovative animation techniques as a way to set the tone behind the story. She is currently working on a new animated short.

Work Samples

  • Animation

  • Stop-Motion and VFX

  • Black Box Production Work

Work History

  • Animator

    • Arnold Worldwide
    • Sep 2012 - Oct 2012 (1 month)

    Created short animated clip for the Truth Campaign.

  • VFX and Animator

    • umuima
    • Feb 2012 - Mar 2012 (1 month)

    Created special effects and stop motion animation for a Plastic Flowers music video.

  • Video Editor

    • Partners Harvard Medical International
    • Oct 2011 - Mar 2012 (5 months)

    Edited a public service announcement (It Gets Better Project) aimed at LGBT youth.

  • VFX Compositor

    • Rasmussen Brothers Productions
    • Jul 2011 - Aug 2011 (1 month)

    Created traditional "cloud tank" footage special effects for feature film, Dark Feed.

  • Animator

    • Untravel Media, Inc.
    • May 2011 - Aug 2011 (3 months)

    Created a stop motion intro/outro for an new media cooking show.

  • Animator

    • Electric Literature
    • Jan 2011 - Mar 2011 (2 months)

    Created stop motion piece for Electric Literature's "Single Sentence Animations".

  • Intern

    • Z Media
    • Oct 2010 - Jan 2011 (3 months)

    Edited live footage, collaborated in production of new studio website, designed multiple stop-motion shoots.

  • Animator

    • Vital Pictures, Inc.
    • Jul 2010 - Sep 2010 (2 months)

    Created hand painted cell animation sequence for documentary in production.

  • Intern

    • Handcranked Productions
    • Jul 2008 - Sep 2008 (2 months)

    Assisted in renovation and organization of studio. Created props and puppets for small commercial shoot. Developed and designed wooden puppet for personal work. Researched imagery for commercial studio production.

Education

  • Massachusetts College of Art

    • BFA Animation
    • 2005 - 2010

Specialties

Affiliations

ASIFA

Awards

SENE Film Music & Arts Festival, "Best Animated Film" 2011 Highest Departmental Honors 2010 Philip DeMateo Scholarship Award 2006

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