Cynthia Wells studied at California Institute of the Arts and is an internationally exhibited artist and animation filmmaker. Wells was nominated for her film, “Interview with Talullah, Queen of the Universe”, for Annie Awards for outstanding achievement in animation and achievement in a short film. Her second film, “The Shadow of Doubt” won six awards and played in 26 film festivals. Wells worked as supervising animator on “Once Upon A Forest” (20th Century Fox),“The Thief and the Cobbler” (Miramax). She has credits in over ninety films and commercials. Her paintings have been exhibited in San Francisco, Ottawa and Los Angeles. Print illustration credits include Pepperdine University, LA Weekly and the Malibu Times.