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Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio Showreel 2022

Commercial Reel 2019

About Savannah Steiner

Savannah Steiner is a professional stop motion animator born and raised in the Chicago, IL area. Her character animation has appeared in two major motion pictures; Guillermo Del Toro's Oscar-winning 'Pinocchio' (2022) and Aardman's 'Chicken Run 2: Dawn of the Nugget' (2023).


Steiner has also animated on two Emmy-winning children's shows; Tumble Leaf and The Tiny Chef Show. Her work has been featured in Netflix projects like Chef Show & Alien Xmas, in Katy Perry’s ‘Cozy Little Christmas’ music video, and on most popular streaming platforms like Apple TV, YouTube, Hulu, Crackle, Peacock, Nickelodeon, and Amazon Prime. She has created content for Instagram ads and major commercials. Steiner's first short film won best animation at the Queens World Film Festival. She's animated on eight independent films, all of which have been in the festival circuit and have won awards.


Ultimately, she directed Barbie's first-ever stop motion animated mini-series produced by Mattel. She was the creative force behind the concepts for a series of ten episodes, each lasting three minutes, and an additional special episode with a duration of ten minutes.


Her work has been submitted to the 46th annual Annie Awards for consideration as an individual animator nomination for outstanding achievement for character animation in an animated TV/Broadcast production. 

In her spare time she enjoys running, traveling, hiking, writing, painting, reading, spending time with friends and family, and engaging in various activities life offers.

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