Janel Narayan is a sovereign animator living in Portland Oregon. Janel has always had a passion for art, film, and music growing up, but taking an interest in Japanese media she started experimenting in animation after high school. Studying at the Art Institute of Portland, she was introduced to stop motion and Claymation, falling in love with the style she obtained her first career-related job as a stop motion animator.
Unique traits: Able to give characters life through reference, acting, and improvising.
Film (short) by Janel R. Narayan Studio (Adventure and Animation) Animator and Director Nah (The RainMaker) wandering through the forest and is lead to a mysterious creature known as a Kachina. Aware of Nah's powers, the mischievous Kachina gets Nah to dance, flooding the forest and destroying her village.
Internet by Ozwest Inc. & Stikbot Central (Comedy, Drama, Romance, Animation and 1 More) First Assistant Director and Lead Animator You loved The Botchelor! Now its Jenny's chance at true love on The Botchelorette. Who do you think she'll choose? Deadpool, Wolverine, Captain America, Luigi, Bumblebee, Starlord, a Minion, or someone else? (Release Date: July, 17, 2018)
The Sorta Scary Monster Movie
Internet by Ozwest Inc. & Stikbot Central (Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Animation and 2 More) Animator, Storyboard, Insector VO. Actor Welcome to Buck's Haunted House, the 2nd scariest place in the county. The monsters forced to work for free with only one way to escape their misery... make their uninspired haunted house too horrifying! Can they become real Stikbot Monsters and close down the park? Will they ever make it back home? (Release Date: September, 19, 2018)
Internet by Ozwest Inc. & Stikbot Central (Comedy, Romance, Animation and Reality-TV) Animator, Princess Peach VO. actor Welcome to the first ever dramatic season of the Botchelor. Starring the social media sensation himself Stikbot! The ladies are ready to fight in group challenges, two on one dates, home town dates, rose ceremonies and meeting the family! Who do you think has the best shot of finding LOVE with Stikbot? (Release Date: Febuary, 09, 2017)
The Stikbot Show
Internet by Ozwest Inc. & Stikbot Central (Comedy, Animation and Talk-Show) Animator The Stikbot Show is a weekly talk show looking at funny videos, cover funny news and celebrity stories, and interview a celebrity guest on each episode. New episode every other Friday! Full Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpAbLU4_RXTW2f-sEYM3k5zD8cAhQahJg
Film (short) by Art Institute of Portland (Action, Music and Animation) Render Wrangler The short story of a young boy's plush toys protecting him from his nightmare. Art Institute of Portland, 3D Short Film Production 2015 Music: "Moon Solace" by The Soldiering (Release Date: December, 26, 2015)
Student Recommendation Scholarship
1st Place in the 2nd Annual KCC Art Show (Painting)