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                ALICE 

Alice Sinkner, born in the Czech Republic, is the co-founder of SheepDog Animation Studio. She is the professor of animation and faculty member of the School of Creative Industries at Doon Campus, Conestoga College.
 
Alice is a Sheridan College graduate of Classical and 3D Animation programs. She worked for numerous animation studios on animated series such as Franklin the Turtle, Walt Disney's Gargoyles, Warner Brothers' Waynehead, Arthur, Rugrats, George and Martha, Flying Rhinos Junior High, Birdz, Babar, and the Canadian animated feature film and TV series Anne of Green Gables.
Furthermore, Alice is a children's and educational book illustrator. Her published work includes more than twenty of spin-off and first readers books of Franklin the Turtle. Her illustrations and books are published in several countries, including the USA, Korea, India, Japan, and several countries in Europe. She was the first to publish a 3D children's book in Augmented Reality in the Czech Republic. She was responsible for the animation and illustrations as well as the visual experience and design across the Android platform.  

 
SheepDog Animation, where Technology meets Art.
Alice is the co-founder of SheepDog Animation Studio, a highly successful international award-winning animation studio for teens and students over 11 years of age. Her professional experience and knowledge have contributed toward the establishment of the Art and Creative Lab at SheepDog Animation.
Alice's primary responsibility at SheepDog Animation Studio is to provide an educational experience to students in animation, character design, traditional studies, illustrations, layout, background digital painting and storytelling.
The mix of learning experiences is to prepare students for their further studies and careers and contribute toward creating student’s personal portfolio for postsecondary educations in the field of art and technology.

SheepDog Animation received multiple international awards at international festivals such as The Walt Disney TAFI, Best International Films and Special Award Winner, and the Festival Official Selection for School Reel in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Other awards studio received at San Diego International Kid's Film festival, CHINH – India, ICEFA Lidice – Europe, Adelaide IYFF – Australia, Anim!Arte – Brazil, Altona Beach – Australia, CHIYOKO – Zurich, Elements Film Festival – Canada, Zoom International Film festival – Canada, and more.

                  Paul


 

Pavel Kriz, born in the Czech Republic, is the co-founder of SheepDog Animation Studio and an educator. His professional, personal experience and knowledge contributed to the establishment of the Technology and Creative Lab at SheepDog Animation. Pavel's primary responsibility at SheepDog Animation Studio is to provide an educational experience to students in 3D computer modeling, rigging, and vector animation. He is also the designer and constructor of custom animation stations and armatures for the School Board of Education and other postgraduate educational facilities.
Before moving to Canada, Pavel graduated in manufacturing studies in Europe. After arriving to Canada, he studied at CAD-CAM Institute at Sheridan College. He started working in R&D departments in aerospace, and in medical and automotive-alternate fuel sectors. He was responsible for designing various components as well as programming manufacturing and inspecting equipment.

 
SheepDog Animation where Technology meets Art.
Pavel is the co-founder of SheepDog Animation Studio, a highly successful international award-winning animation studio for teens and students over the age of 11. The studio provides a mix of learning experiences to prepare students for their further studies and careers in the field of art and technology.
SheepDog Animation received multiple international awards at international festivals such as The Walt Disney TAFI, Best International Films and Special Award Winner, and the Festival Official Selection for School Reel in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Other awards studio received at San Diego International Kid's Film festival - America, CHINH - India, ICEFA Lidice - Czech, Adelaide IYFF - Australia, Anim!Arte - Brazil, Altona Beach - Australia, CHIYOKO - Zurich, Elements Film Festival - Canada, The Zoom International Film festival - Canada, and more.

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"6 years ago, a lifelong dream realized determination when a union of technology and art came together. SheepDog Animation was born"

 

- Alice and Paul