Ariel Chao

Ariel fell in love with animation at a young age and her passion eventually became a career. While acquiring an art background in different fields including 3D animation for "Thomas the Tank Engine", she has over 7 years of administration/business management experience. During her year at Vancouver Film School, she has successfully produced multiple projects including a live action short film "Cheers to Death" for the award winning Compendium 8 series and an animated short film “Overboard” which has screened at numerous festivals and blogs including "New York International Children's Film Festival", "Toronto Animation Arts Film Festival International", "Animation Block Party" and "Cartoon Brew." Her experience at Bardel Entertainment includes the Nickelodeon productions "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Monsters v.s. Aliens" and the animated feature film "The Prophet." She is currently a Production Assistant at Industrial Light Magic Vancouver.