Eugene Salandra

A New Jersey native, I studied film and television at New York University, and drawing at the Art Students' League of New York. Excepting a brief Benedictine monastic sojourn, my life has been occupied with practicing the art of animation. Mentors John Canemaker and the late Tissa David were among my influences. Favorite things include drawing, watercolor, tea and herbalism, yoga, meditation, music, theatre, puppetry, crochet, nature strolls, and vegetarian cooking.

Storyboard for "Bigger is Better," Amber's anthem from Sofia the First

I was delighted to storyboard Amber's anthem, "Bigger is Better," for Sofia the First, under the direction of Jamie Mitchell.  Darcy Rose Byrnes, the young actress who voices the character, gave a tour de force performance, so visualizing it was a proverbial piece of cake!
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