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Sarah Arduini

Senior Character Animator at Method Studios

Sarah Arduini is a Senior Animator born in Rome, Italy. She is a self-taught artist driven by her passion for Disney and has made an impressive career in the film industry over the past ten years. She started in feature animation and ultimately landed in VFX and has been working for some of the most famous VFX companies in London including MPC, Framestore, and ILM. Together with the MPC team, she won the Oscar for best VFX movie, Disney's The Jungle Book. Afterwards, she continued the Disney wave with The Beauty & Beast, joined the Marvel team for Guardians of the Galaxy 2, then finally reached the world-renowned company Industrial Light & Magic. There she helped give life to the Supreme Leader, Snoke, in Star Wars: The Last Jedi and to the genetically modified dinosaurs in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Her latest success was reached with the role of Key Artist at MPC for The Lion King. Sarah is also an academic guest speaker and teaches Character Animation at Side Academy, an Italian university.