Sophie Kaars Sijpesteijn (1987 Haarlem)


Stories and Design: Animation Design
Artez Academy of the Arts, Zwolle
2008 – 2012
BA Design

Parsons, New School for Arts, Media, and Technology
2012 – current
Expected graduation in June 2014.
MFA Design and Technology

Bachelor in Music: Classic Guitar
ArtEZ academy of music, Zwolle
2005 – 2008
One preparatory year, and two subsequent years.
Subjects studied: classical guitar, music theory, solfege, directing choirs, music education, music history.

Other education

Traditional animation 
Central Saint Martins in London
June 2006

3D animation with Cinema 4D
September – October 2005

Digital filmmaking
New York Film Academy
Evening course
September 19, 2011 – December 19, 2011

Commercial work

  • Flow magazine promotional film for stationery. April, 2011.
  • Esprit promotional film for back-to-school collection. April 2012.

Work Experience Internship.
01 September, 2011 – 02 February, 2012
Collaborated on “Cheatin'”, and “Waiting for her Sailor”


  • “Skulptur 23”: Collaboration with the Kröller-Müller Museum and ArtEZ academy of fine arts, permanently on display in the museum’s information centre since June 2011.
  • “5 to 12”: selected by The One Minute online film festival to be shown at the Ciné Privé film festival in Ghent, Belgium, from February 16 to 28, 2012.