Director, Rachelle Lewis Talent
Speaking at Animex Talk
Rachelle has been a talent scout and senior recruiter in the animation and visual effects industry for over a decade. She started her own company in 2006, Rachelle Lewis Talent, which specialises in placing animation and vfx artists for feature film, gaming, and television studios worldwide.
Prior to this she was the Director of Artistic Recruitment for Digital Domain and a Senior Artistic Recruiter for both Dreamworks and Sony Pictures Imageworks. She started her career in 2D animation as Director of Artistic Recruitment for Emmy award winning Klasky Csupo. Credits include Spider-Man 4 (currently in production), Angels and Demons, GI Joe, Final Destination 4, Night at the Museum 2, The Changeling, Speedracer, Open Season, Surf’s Up, The Chronicles of Narnia, Flags of our Fathers, Shark Tale, Over the Hedge, Rugrats and Wild Thornberrys. Rachelle lectures at universities and industry events throughout North America and Europe, and has been known to rant at length about the importance of traditional animation skills and fundamental arts knowledge in our industry.