Computer Animation/Film/VFX

Anerkennung - Honorary Mentions

find my way home (kyttenjanae’s tumblr)

Kytten Janae (US)


“I hope to ignite universal, primal responses that transcend language, location, and time.”1

kyttenjanae is a media artist and online avatar widely known for her eponymous Instagram account. She is interested in the cross-section of experimental animation, technology, and interactivity. This is reflected in her tools, which include a variety of programs such as Cinema4D, Blender, Unity3D, and Processing, as well as live interactive visuals for shows and concerts. kyttenjanae grew up with the internet and early computers. Her working process is a mixture of things and she’s mostly inspired by the active creating and the accessibility of the internet. She likes the possibility to put things immediately online and have people respond to it. She has gained widespread popularity for her idiosyncratic, three dimensional, and colorful paintings and drawings. She published her first photo on Instagram on May 1, 2011. She has amassed more than 50,000 followers to her Instagram page. She has also maintained her own eponymous website, which features interactive artwork of hers.




kyttenjanae (US) is a media artist and director based in Los Angeles, California. She previously studied media arts at the University of California, where she graduated in 2014 with a BA. She creates experiences, short films, memes, live concert visuals, VR, and more. Her work can be seen online, on television, and at some museums and sometimes on tour or at festivals. kyttenjanae's work has been shown at the New New Wight, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, FILE Sao Paulo 2015, Everything Is Festival etc.

Special mention to Philip Rugo and the UCLA Design Media Arts department for their ongoing support.