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CAROLINE KASTELIC             STOP MOTION ANIMATOR/FABRICATOR               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.             818.618.9127



Stop Motion: Animation, Puppet & Set Fabrication, Character Design

Software: DragonFrame, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut


WORK EXPERIENCE____________________________________________________

Puppet Fabricator                                                                                                      March - April 2012


Lead Fabricator                                                                                January - February 2012

  ELASTIC: Hinode Rice- ‘Yogi,’ ‘Running,’ and ‘Rowing’ Stop Motion Commercials

Puppet Fabricator                                                                            September - October 2011

   ELASTIC: Togo’s Sandwiches ‘Puny’ & ‘Beware’ Stop Motion Commercials                             

Lead Fabricator/Character Design/Additional Animator                       September 2011

   MORE MEDIA/RCA RECORDS: Cage the Elephant ‘Aberdeen’ Music Video

Animation Assistant                                                                                                 April - August 2011

   STARBURNS INDUSTRIES: Frankenhole Season 2

    Assisted animators & art/puppet departments; animated shots for season 2

Fabricator/Animator                                                                                                August 2010  

   BELLA UNION RECORDS: Heidi Spencer & the Rare Birds ‘Alibi’ MusicVideo         

Associate Lecturer                                                                            Fall 2009 - Spring 2010  

   UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE: Designed/taught stop motion courses.

 Teaching Assistant                                                                          Fall 2007 - Spring 2009



EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS______________________________________________

Director, designer & animator of stop motion shorts- Ornithology, Skeletonizer, & The Conqueror Worm- which have screened internationally at festivals including:

Wisconsin Film Festival:  Best Student Dramatic Short

UW-Milwaukee Film Fest:  Best Film & Audience Choice Awards

Fest Anca International Animation Festival:  Zilina, Slovakia

Festival of American Independent Cinema:  Alchemia Club; Krakow, Poland

Off the Wall Video/Music Screening:  Jerusalem, Israel

Milwaukee International Film Festival

Edgar Allan Polka Festival:  Sturgeon Bay, WI

Firestarter Film Series:  Milwaukee, WI



Master of Fine Arts in Performing Arts: Film                                                   May 2010

          University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: GPA 4.0

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film: Minor in Film Studies                                        May 2006

          University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: GPA 3.8



References available upon request