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Kirsten Lepore
Director / Animator
Pretty Bird

LOS ANGELES, USA // Kirsten Lepore is an LA-based director and animator, and alumna of CalArts. Her recent viral hit “Hi Stranger” garnered upwards of 200 million views online, and her stop-motion episode of Adventure Time won a 2016 Emmy & Annie award. Her other films have taken top prizes at SXSW, Slamdance, and many other international festivals.

She has worked with clients such as Google, MTV, Facebook, Mini Cooper, Toyota, Whole Foods, Nestle, and many more. Kirsten has given talks everywhere from Pixar to Portugal and has also been featured in Juxtapoz, Shots, and was named one of the 50 most creative people by Creativity Magazine.

She is currently animation directing an indie feature film.