zoemccartneyZoe is a currently a crowds animator at DreamWorks Animation, working on Meet the Gillman (2023). 

In 2014, Zoe graduated with high distinction from California College of the Arts, earning her BFA in Animation and a secondary concentration in Metal Arts. Working in Metal calls for working in different conceptual space, and has provided a wide variety of ways to solve creative problems.

Several other notable productions she has recently been a part of include the following projects;  Under the Boardwalk from Paramount Pictures, animated by DNEG Feature Animation.  ANDY a shot film with Ignite Animation Studios, Hidden Dragon (TBA) from Magic Hill Animation Studios, and the DC feature film Aquaman (2018).  While at CounterPunch Studios, Zoe worked as a facial animator on AAA games, titles include Injustice 2 and The Evil Within 2.  And during her time at Creative Capers Entertainment, she was both a character animator and production artist on a variety of projects.  Select project include: Color Our World, an interactive attraction in Walt Disney World, Emoji Blitz an app for Walt Disney Interactive, and educational shorts for ABC Mouse.

She is the author of a fictional short story that has published in the anthology; California’s Emerging Writers: Fiction, which was published in late 2018.  If you are interested, you can order the book following this link to the publisher’s website.

Zoe enjoys learning new skills such as juggling and magic tricks, researching anomalies, and hiking, and attempting to play the guitar.

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