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Daniela Lobo Dias


Daniela Lobo Dias is a VFX artist and alum of the New York Film Academy’s 4-Week 3D Animation Workshop and 1-Year 3D Animation & VFX Program. Dias, along with three other female students, created The Perfumist, a short film that screened at 20 film festivals across the globe, including The Venice Film Festival Student Showcase in Italy and The Winter Film Awards in NYC.

Since graduating, Dias has had continued success finding work on prominent films including: Sonic the Hedgehog, Cats, Ad Astra, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Triple Frontier, Venom, and Bumblebee. Her next big project is Disney’s Jungle Cruise, expected to release later this year.

Program Studied at NYFA: 3D Animation & VFX
Program Type: 4-Week Workshop, 1-Year Conservatory
Year Attended/Graduated: 2014, 2015
Location: New York
Credits: Ad Astra, Sonic the Hedgehog, Venom, Cats, Pokémon Detective Pikachu


'Sonic The Hedgehog' Trailer

'Pokémon Detective Pikachu' Trailer

'Venom' Trailer


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