Chrystin Garland

Presenting | Portfolio Reviews
Chrystin Garland is an art director and visual development artist from Los Angeles, California. Over the span of her career she has had the pleasure of working on wonderful series such as "My Dad the Bounty Hunter", “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power”, "The Midnight Gospel", as well as the Emmy Award Winning "Niko and the Sword of Light". When not at her drawing table, Chrystin enjoys watching scary movies, salsa dancing, and eating spicy noodles.

Participant Schedule

Sunday 10/29 10:30AM - 11:30AM

The Art of Visual Development in Animation

Room 104-105 | John Nevarez, Robert Kondo, Yael Givon, Chrystin Garland, Grace Kum, Marcelo Vignali

Join us for an enriching panel discussion featuring the creative minds behind some of the most beloved animated films and series! Our esteemed panelists, John Nevarez, Chrystin Garland, Grace Kum, Robert Kondo, and Yael Givon, moderated by Marcelo Vignali, bring a wealth of experience from their work on projects such as "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse", "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs", "Lilo & Stitch", "Mulan", "Ron's Gone Wrong", "Coco", "Inside Out", "Monsters University", "Cars 2", "Niko and the Sword of Light", "My Dad the Bounty Hunter", "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power", "The Dam Keeper", "Oni: Thunder God's Tale", "Ratatouille", and "Rick and Morty". This session offers a unique opportunity to delve into the artistic processes, challenges, and innovations in the field of visual development for animation.
Saturday 10/28 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Empowering Creations: Voices of Women in Animation

Room 211 | Emily Xu, Renée di Cherri, Gloria Felix, Chrystin Garland, Jill Culton

Step into a world of creative brilliance with our Women in Animation Panel, featuring a group of distinguished artists whose collective works have enriched the animated film industry. Join Jill Culton, Emily Xu, Chrystin Garland, and Gloria Felix as they discuss their experiences and insights. Their combined credits span acclaimed projects including "Abominable", "Open Season", "Big Hero 6", "Zootopia", "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power", "Niko and the Sword of Light", "Rio" and many more. Guided by moderator Renee de Cherri, this discussion will offer a unique perspective on the evolving roles of women in animation and the dynamic interplay of creativity and representation. Gain inspiration from their stories and explore the diverse tapestry of animated storytelling!
Friday 10/27 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Celebrating Black Excellence in Art and Film

Room 211 | Michael Blackbear Uwandi, Phil Boutté Jr., Malcolm Wope, Marlon West, 9B Collective Studio, Chrystin Garland, Everett Downing Jr., Carl Jones, Tara Nicole Whitaker

Join us for an insightful panel celebrating the contributions and experiences of Black artists across the spectrum of art and film. From costume illustration and concept art to direction and VFX, hear firsthand about the multifaceted journeys and creative processes of these accomplished individuals. This panel offers a unique opportunity to explore a variety of perspectives, discuss representation, and gain insights into the world of live-action films, animation, and more. Whether you’re an aspiring artist, a film enthusiast, or simply looking to learn more about the industry, don’t miss this chance to engage with and be inspired by these remarkable artists.