Vanessa Schneider

3D Character Animator

Hello! My name is Vanessa Schneider, a 3D Character Animator in Maya and Blender from Germany. In July 2023, I graduated with a diploma in Character Animation from Animationsinstitut of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.I'm an enthusiastic and joyful person. I love animation and music and sharing my passion with others. I'm also attentive to details and quickly adaptable to new projects, workflows and rigs. Additionally, I have experience in humanoid and prop rigging in Maya, as well as animating in Moho.

Professional Experience:

  • since 2023 - 3D & Moho Character Animator at Studio Soi

  • 2021 - 3D Character Animator at Studio Soi

  • 2020 - Junior 3D Animator at Blue Zoo Animation

  • 2018-2019 - Prop Rigger & Junior 3D Animator on Cat & Moth, directed by India Barnardo


Town Hall Square (2022)
The frustrated subway ticket seller Bernard is confronted with the appearance of a little tiger, which not only turns "Town Hall Square" subway station but also Bernard's whole life upside down and leads him back to happiness.
Town Hall Square is the diploma project by Christian Kaufmann and currently on festival tour.

AVL - Das Müllsical (2022)
The city of Ludwigsburg has new recycling system, and what better way to introduce the new trashcans with a song.
The project was done by students from Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. We received Silver and Bronze at this year's ADC Talent Award

Fish Or Chips (2021)
Welcome to Deep Fryton Beach - home of chips and cheer!
Follow a flock of hungry, chips-addicted seagulls in lockdown on Instagram, as they are trying to cope without chips
Fish or Chips is a project envisioned by students of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg's Animationsinstitut. It consists of the creation of an entire IP as well as two projects derived from it: A short animated movie as well as an interactive experience.

The Archive (2020)
The little robot George lives in an archive. Every day, he sorts tubes into cabinets until one day a stuck drawer messes up everything.
The film was my graduation project, completed at the University of Applied Sciences Mainz in July 2020.