Jason Strougo (BArch, BFA - Rhode Island School of Design) has been a VFX & CGI Director since 1992.
Jason is a two-time Emmy award winning director who has collaborated with award winning live action directors as well as other studios to produce:
Jason is a proven leader, a former professor of animation at School of Visual Arts for undergraduate and graduate programs with students having gone on to work at Pixar, Sony Pictures Imageworks, BlueSky Studios, Dreamworks, Digital Domain and more.
Throughout his career, he has been responsible for all aspects of animated / VFX productions. As an animator & director, Jason has created hundreds of CG spots, hands-on. His talents range from live action / CG integration, to full up character animation, as well as visual effects supervision for CG related live action.
As a department lead, he has been responsible for building and managing teams of 50+ artists. Jason has been a key member of productions worldwide, combining his unique, wide range of skill sets.[parent] => 38 [count] => 36 [filter] => raw [term_order] => 94 )
Aglaia Mortcheva was born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria.
At age 3, she believed aliens would come to Earth very soon.
At age 4, she wanted to be a garbage collector.
At age 5, she was convinced that she was adopted.
At age 6, she became a child actress and started sleeping with her feet on her pillow.
At age 7, she learned to draw to avoid studying math.
At age 14, she decided to become an artist so she would never have to wake up early.
At age 26, tired of waiting for aliens, she built a hot air balloon and came to Los Angeles where she currently lives, works and hangs upside down from trees.
Aglaia is now an animator, character designer, illustrator, painter and voice actress.
She has worked on animated shows like South Park, Rugrats and All Grown Up.
She is the voice of the villainous Vendetta on Nickelodeon’s Making Fiends.
She enjoys painting gloomy children and creepy creatures while watching television.
She displays her artwork in numerous galleries around Los Angeles.
She has the right to own a gun.