ABOUT THE ARTIST
Amanda Sparso is a CG artist working in the film and animation industry in NYC. She is best known for directing the CG Animated Short Film, Yuanfen. As an adoptee from Guangzhou, China, Amanda’s film tells a personal tale of adoption as seen through the eyes of a child.
Prior to beginning her career as a CG artist, Amanda heavily focused her training on ballet, piano, singing, and musical theater. She was given the opportunity to train pre-professionally with American Ballet Theater and Gelsey Kirkland Academy, and later went on to earn a coveted internship on Disney’s College Program.
Amanda recently graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Computer Animation. To view her work, visit: www.amandasparso.com
ABOUT THE FILM
A young orphan is guided on a journey through China to be united with her parents to be.
Yuanfen is a CG Animated short film directed by Amanda Sparso and produced at the School of Visual Arts. In hopes of shedding a positive light on adoption and raising more awareness for the issue, the film tells a heartwarming tale of adoption as seen through the eyes of a child.