Kaylee Anne Hatfield
Kaylee was born in California and moved to Colorado Springs shortly after where she was raised for a majority of her life. While in school, Kaylee focused much of her time in the art room working with clay and other 3D materials. Kaylee won various art awards while in middle and high school such as the 2014 Air Academy Federal Credit Union Art Scholarship Contest and the 50th annual Pikes Peak Regional Young People Art Exhibition. After, graduating high school in Colorado, she moved to Lincoln to attend school at UNL to pursue film and animation. While in college, Kaylee focused on cinematic arts and animation, specifically stop-motion animation. She began experimenting with stop-motion with her first project, "Poke", which won two Nebby awards in animation and non-sync film production. Her capstone project, "Take Care" was an amalgamation of everything she was interested in at school, from working with cameras, storyboarding, building props, animation, and visual effects. "Take Care" won a Golden Can for best film, and 2 Nebby awards; one for animation and the other for the sound score. Kaylee currently works at Lola VFX as a visual effects where she has worked on "Mission: Impossible 7 - Dead Reckoning Part 1" and the "Barbie" movie.