Meet Alba Enid Garcia.
Alba García is an international award winning Puerto Rican director, currently working on her 4th film Dangerously Ever After, a stop-motion film based on the award winning picture book of the same name. This book was written by Dashka Slater and Illustrated by Valeria Docampo.
Alba just completed in the summer of 2018 her new short film Dak’Toká Taíno, (I am Taíno) a Taíno inspired live-puppet short. Dak’Toká Taíno, is a story about the aftermath of hurricane María in Puerto Rico and how Abuela Yaya helps her grand-daughter Marabelí understand their history, their Taíno indigenous culture and how to cope under the desperate situation they are in. Heather Henson from IBEX Puppetry is the Executive Producer for this film along side Sam Koji -Hale. Danny Hastings from ATOMICUS is a Producer for this film.
Alba is a master sculptress, writer, designer. Her art creatures dolls are in private collections all over the world. Alba is a member of Writer’s Guild of America, ASIFA, Puppetry Guild of America, and Women in Animation. Alba opened her FANTASIATION Studio in the Summer of 2008. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico achieving a Fine Arts B.A. Degree, she completed a stop-motion Film at the School of Visual Arts, NY, year 2000 achieving the Dusty Film Festival Award for her stop-motion animation, The Happy Prince, by Oscar Wilde. She worked at Celebrity Deathmatch, MTV., as an Animator. Her film Time Space Reflections won International Film Festivals all over the world 2014-2015.
See more of Alba’s work at fantasiation.com.