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Rakshama tells the story of a monk battling an evil Rakshasa (demon) in an ancient temple in order to shield the world from its terrifying powers.

Rakshama was an official selection at the 2018 Athens Animfest.

Awards and Recognition

Official Selection

  • 2018 Athens Animfest
  • 2018 Anim!Arte - International Student Animation Festival of Brazil
  • 2018 DRAWTASTIC
  • 2018 Kino Short Film Festival

The Team

  • Nelson Diec

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Character Animator

  • Daniel Fernandez

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Concept Artist

  • Andy Garcia

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Character Animator

  • Alex Gomez-Tyler

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Director, Character Modeler, Rigger

  • Phillip Klassen

    BA in Music and Sound Design

    Role: Composer, Sound Designer

  • Jeffrey Kumley

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Tech Lead

  • Fei Mi Quek

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Environment Artist

  • Heather Parsons

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: 3D Prop Modeler

  • Ilinda Pennant

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Character Modeler

  • Evan Pitkin

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: 2D Animator, 2D Director

Animation Stills

  • Darkened scene in a storm with footsteps seen leading up to the crumbling facade of a temple carved into a mountain
  • A bald man with a tied, brown beard stands in a room with large red beads draped around his neck
  • A man crouches swinging a staff in an arc in front of him, leaving a swath of bright blue energy in its wake
  • A helmeted figure cloaked in a brown cape prepares to notch an arrow in a bow
  • A bald man seen from behind with a sword slung over his back stands at a tall wooden door