Gael Harlow

Gael is a Senior Animator with Twenty (20) years of experience working on blockbuster movies like Life of Pi, Night at the Museum, and The Matrix Reloaded. On these projects, Gael creates engaging and appealing performances that distinguish her on the many projects by developing a particular style and aesthetic for the animation. She has worked for companies like Warner Bros. Animation, The Third Floor, Rhythm and Hues, Sony Pictures, and more. Gael has experience in general animation, character animation, creature animation and pre-visualization animation, and teaches animation at New York Film Academy.


Crazy Alien (Animator)
The BFG (The Third Floor)
Life of Pi (Animator)
Knight and Day (animator)
The A-Team (Animator)
The Golden Compass (Animator)
Night at the Museum (Animator)
Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties (Animator)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Animator)
The Matrix Reloaded (Character Animator)
Cats & Dogs (CG Character Animator)
Mission to Mars (Pre-visualization Animator)

Work Experience

Senior Animator and Animation Supervisor, Tau Films
Animation Instructor, New York Film Academy
Freelance Shot Creator, The Third Floor
Animator, Mind Over Eye
Animator, Rhythm and Hues
Animator, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Animator, Centropolis entertainment
Animator, Warner Bros. Animation


California Institute of the Arts, Master of Fine Arts in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, 1994
Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Fine Arts