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The House of Colors

A young girl wishes to live inside her favorite television show, but the wondrous trees of La Plata, a mysterious house, and her loving Mother's secret, cause her to change her mind.

  • Nicolas Villarreal
    Fruitvale Station, Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, Tinker Bell, Pasteurized, Granddaughter
  • Alessandro Squitti
  • Nicolas Villarreal
  • Justina Villarreal
  • Nicolas Villarreal
  • Michael Brennan
  • Andrew Vernon
    Sound designer
    Borrowed Time, The Dam Keeper, Monsters University
  • Jerome Leroy
    The 83rd Annual Academy Awards
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Family, Children
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 10, 2017
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  • Shooting Format:
    2D and 3D Digital
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  • Student Project:
  • LA Shorts Fest
    Los Angeles
    United States
    August 9, 2017
Director Biography - Nicolas Villarreal

Nicolás P. Villarreal was born and raised in La Plata, Argentina. He studied at the Escuela of Animacion y Cinematografía de Avellaneda where he earned a degree in 2D Animation. While studying animation he was taken under the wing of Miguel Alzugaray, a well-known fine artist from Argentina. He continued studying animation and fine art painting until he entered the Master's Program at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Villarreal graduated with honors in the Spring of 2002, and since then he has been working as a traditional animator, character designer, sculptor and Visual Development artist for films and video games including Walt Disney Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, Jim Henson Studios, Sega, Digital Domain and Amazon Studios among others. He has given presentations at Pixar Animation Studios, Stanford University and several universities in South America and Europe as well as a TEDx talk.

Nicolás is the co-founder of Red Clover Studios as well as the Director of the Visual Development Department at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where he shares his experience with his students.

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