Angela Stempel is a Venezuelan-American artist and film director, born in California and raised in Caracas.

Her work is inspired by obsessive people watching, adventurous color palettes and the tantalizing possibilities of abstraction. Her narrative and experimental animated films have been presented at several international film festivals including Animafest Zagreb, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Pictoplasma Berlin and Encounters. 

Her client work includes directing and animating projects for The New York Times, Adult Swim, MTV, Nike, Apple Music, among others.

Her freelance experience at motion design studios include Buck, Droga5, Gentleman Scholar, Collins, Hornet Inc., and Imaginary Forces.

She lives in Pasadena, CA.

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Experimental Animation, CalArts MFA ‘17
Art History, Tufts University BA ‘11
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BFA ‘11

Women and Hollywood — Animator To Watch: Angela Stempel of “Pen15’s” Animated Special “Jacuzzi”
Variety — Why ‘Pen15’ Turned to Animation for a Pivotal Florida Vacation Episode. 

It’s Nice That — Gathering over 90 animators from around the world, #FlattenTheCurve is an uplifting compilation of the quarantine experience
Animation Magazine—Animators Around the World Come Together to ‘Flatten the Curve’

Cartoon Brew—Short Pick of the Day: ‘#FlattenTheCurve, Part 1’ by Studio Desk

ASIFA — The New American Golden Age of Indepentent Animation
It’s Nice That — Angela Stempel animates what would happen if Rick and Morty entered Master Chef
The Bureau of Creative Works — On Heart Chakra and a Heart in Animation
The One Club for Creativity— Angela Stempel: Astral Plane Astronaut

Medium— Elevate Talks: Angela Stempel
It's Nice That— Heart Chakra by Angela Stempel comedically explores LA’s crystal culture
It's Nice That— Angela Stempel animates the “harmless mind control” of a chant-heavy yoga class
Girls in Film — Wayside
Sight and Sound Film Magazine— Toon of the Month: Creation Myth

Girls in Film — Ava Luna, Steve Polyester

Cartoon Brew Pick — Steve Polyester