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“Montreal-born and Toronto based Dylan Cooney is a tenacious and spirited animator. As a jane-of-all-trades, she will experiment with any medium at her disposal to create humorous, thoughtful and oftentimes surrealistic animated shorts. ”

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Dylan Cooney is an up-and-coming multidisciplinary animator known for herdraftsmanship, strange ideas, humor, and utter refusal to back down to a challenge.She excels in both the traditional and digital art worlds – adopting a 2D hand-drawnanimation style – and experiments with a plethora of different media at her disposal. She is fascinated by the craftsmanship and puppetry of stop-motion animation, andit is her dream to combine her skills as an animator, sculptor, and illustrator, to workin puppet fabrication and character animation. Her wealth of knowledge accumulatedin her seven years of studies has allowed her to make most of her own assets.This includes title sequences, post-production and audio engineering to complimenther animation work.Her goal is to breathe life into each of her characters, one frame at a time, with theintention to generate powerful reactions and emotions from her audience – and, ofcourse, to leave them wanting more.
OCAD U - Faculty of Art
Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation
Major In progress, 2019
Dawson College
Illustration & Design
Major Completed, 2015

Animation Illustration Sculpture Sound Design Video Editing

2019, OCAD U GradEx
Toronto, On
2019, INTM/DPXA OCAD Screening Party
Toronto, On
2015, Dawson College Illustration & Design Vernissage
Montreal, Qc
2019, Career Launcher Fund
2019, Scholarship
Catherine Daigle Foundation