Artist Interview: Celeste Jamneck

Artist Interview: Celeste Jamneck

In this interview with Celeste Jamneck, we get a glimpse into her journey to becoming a multiple award-winning student animation film Director, most notably on The Soloists – which was completed at Gobelins in 2024. The Soloists has been nominated for a student BAFTA and won an Annie Award for Best Student Film in 2024. Celeste currently works as a Professor in Animation in the USA, where she teaches Story and Concepting, Worldbuilding, Animation and many other classes. She previously worked on and was credited as a Character Designer/Concept Artist for Star Wars Visions: Aau’s Song, Kiya and the Kimoja Heroes and Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire (all of which can and will be found on Disney+). In her own time, Celeste develops her own IP and projects and is hosting her own table at the 2024 Lightbox Expo.

You can follow Celeste’s work on Instagram here:
https://www.instagram.com/art.of.callisto/

Her Portfolio and other links can be found here on her Lintree:
https://linktr.ee/celestejamneck

In this series of interviews with female artists, we collaborate with Jeani Varty, the founder of SADAC, South African Digital Arts Community, where we shine a spotlight on inspiring female creators from South Africa, unveiling their extraordinary artistic journeys and highlighting their incredible contributions to the creative realm.

Our goal with this series of interviews is to introduce viewers to the remarkable work of these talented creators and foster a greater appreciation for the immense talent that exists among female artists. Through engaging conversations and a great interactive atmosphere on the SADAC Discord server, we aim to showcase the brilliance and creativity that resonates within the South African art scene.

Join us on this adventure to discover the captivating artistry of these South African female creators as we celebrate their accomplishments and their journey.

Join the discord servers by following the links below:

SADAC Discord: https://discord.gg/mwVFQWc2zy
Pixelsmith Studios: https://discord.gg/H7HNQY6f

Follow the Youtube channels for SADAC and Pixelsmithstudios by visiting the links below:
Pixelsmith Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeqfNfzN4iNGviy_RukZ7DA
SADAC: https://www.youtube.com/@SA_Digital_Arts

In this series of interviews with female artists, we collaborate with Jeani Varty, the founder of SADAC, South African Digital Arts Community, where we shine a spotlight on inspiring female creators from South Africa, unveiling their extraordinary artistic journeys and highlighting their incredible contributions to the creative realm.

Our goal with this series of interviews, is to introduce viewers to the remarkable work of these talented creators and foster a greater appreciation for the immense talent that exists among female artists. Through engaging conversations and a great interactive atmosphere on the SADAC Discord server, we aim to showcase the brilliance and creativity that resonates within the South African art scene.

Join us on this adventure to discover the captivating artistry of these South African female creators as we celebrate their accomplishments and their journey.

Join the discord servers by following the links below:

SADAC Discord: https://discord.gg/mwVFQWc2zy
Pixelsmith Studios: https://discord.gg/H7HNQY6f

Follow the Youtube channels for SADAC and Pixelsmithstudios by visiting the links below:
Pixelsmith Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeqfNfzN4iNGviy_RukZ7DA
SADAC: https://www.youtube.com/@SA_Digital_Arts

 

Neal Strydom

Written by Neal Strydom


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Co-Owner of Pixelsmithstudios.
Specialising in creating content for digital platforms
Working fulltime in marketing & Advertising
Always meeting new talent