Chilli Kellaway was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they first grew their fascination for creating new characters and creatures. While enrolled in the University of Colorado Denver’s 3D Digital Animation program, they were able to experience every part of the 3D animation pipeline. Prior to their time at the Digital Animation Center (DAC), they received an Associate of Science in Digital Media at Colorado Mountain College. They are currently employed under the Comcast Media and Technology Center (CMTC), where they work as a Design Innovation team member. With the knowledge gained from working within both the DAC and CMTC, Chilli seeks to inspire new ways of thinking when it comes to using 3D animation and additive manufacturing to elevate the storytelling experience.