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Olive the werewolf and Trevor the vampire deal with the quirks of being on a first date. They eventually connect over an unexpected shared love.

Steak to the Heart was produced by a team of five and has been selected by the Blue Plum Animation Festival, Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, and the New Animation & Cartoon International Film Festival.

Awards and Recognition

Official Selections

  • 2016 Blue Plum Animation Festival
  • 2016 Columbia Gorge International Film Festival
  • 2016 New Animation & Cartoon International Film Festival

The Team

  • Jessica Alves

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Environment Artist, Compositor

  • Emily Baldado

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Art Director, Concept Artist, Animator

  • Kelsey Canaga

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Producer, Character Artist, Animator

  • Eric Delgado

    BA in Music and Sound Design

    Role: Sound Designer

  • Sion Jang

    BA in Music and Sound Design

    Role: Composer

  • Aerik Lansel

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Look Development

  • Amanda “Nemo” Nemiroff

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Lead Animator, Rigger

  • Jose Vargas

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Additional Animation

Animation Stills

  • A blue werewolf in purple clothing leans on a candlelit table, looking out a window flanked by red curtains with skulls above
  • A blue werewolf in purple clothing leans on a candlelit table, looking out a window flanked by red curtains with skulls above
  • A blue werewolf sitting at a table moves a cup to its face, but the water misses its mouth and spills on its chest
  • A vampire in a suit seen from behind sits at a candlelit table and looks across at a werewolf hiding behind a red menu
  • A blue werewolf and pink vampire sitting at a table look at a nearby cart with a lidded plate on it
  • A pink vampire in a suit and a blue werewolf stare intently downward between them
  • A closeup of a glistening uncooked steak on a white plate. Blood puddles underneath it.