Clarisa Garcia-Fresco


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Clarisa Garcia-Fresco graduated from the New York Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Architecture and has been practicing for over 10 years. Garcia-Fresco has worked on many award-winning projects for renowned architects around the world. Her work gave her the opportunity to live in London, Shenzhen, Rotterdam, New York and Buenos Aires until her passion for film and storytelling led her to Los Angeles and AFI.

SKILLS
AutoCAD, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Rhino, SketchUp, Vectorworks, hand drafting, model making

917.545.6636
info@byproductions.com
byproductions.com

Arielle Ness-Cohn


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Arielle Ness-Cohn grew up in Chicago, Illinois, in a family that encouraged her to travel and see the world. With a BFA in Theater and a Minor in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ness-Cohn moved to Tel Aviv, Israel, in 2012, where she worked in architecture and in television production on numerous Israeli series. She returned to Los Angeles to study at the AFI Conservatory, where she served as Production Designer on six short films. Recently, Ness-Cohn art-directed the feature length film THE HAPPYS, starring Janeane Garofalo. As a designer, Ness-Cohn strives to use the natural and manmade beauty of our world to tell the stories of its people.

SKILLS
AutoCAD, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Rhino, SketchUp, Vectorworks, concept drawing, hand drafting, model making

847.922.2482
a.nesscohn@gmail.com
ariellenesscohn.com

Laura Santoyo


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Before coming to the AFI Conservatory, Laura Santoyo graduated as an architect from Los Andes University in Bogota, Colombia. She has a diploma in Art Direction from Blackmaría School of Cinema, and a diploma in Ephemeral Architecture and Scenography from Javeriana University. She also studied creative arts, literature and languages in Canada. Over the last six years she has worked on several projects as an architect while studying and working in production design.

SKILLS
AutoCAD, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Rhino, SketchUp, Vectorworks, hand drafting

310.570.0072
lausantoyo@gmail.com
laurasantoyo.co

Shannon Walsh


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Shannon Walsh earned her BA in Theater Design and Technology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2008. She completed a fellowship at The American Conservatory Theater in fall of 2010. She worked as a properties artisan, scenic artist, design assistant and scenic designer on a variety of performance projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. Clients have included The American Conservatory Theater, Joe Goode Performance Group, Marin Theatre Company and The California Shakespeare Theater. Walsh has since followed her design passion into film where she will be graduating from AFI in 2016 with an MFA in Production Design.

SKILLS
Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Rhino, SketchUp, Vectorworks, drawing, hand drafting, illustrating, model making, scenic art, set construction, sewing, upholstery

831.915.2761
shandwalsh@gmail.com
shannonwalshdesign.com