Laura Peña

Filmmaker, Animator, Storyteller Founder, She Is the Universe

CHAVÓN The School of Design: 2005
Parsons School of Design: 2007
Digital Design

Laura is the founder of JelloMonsters, a creative design lab focused on storytelling through motion graphics, design, and technology. She creates video-driven experiences online and offline for live events, including video content for corporate events, large-scale video scenic environments for theatrical shows, and videos for press conferences. She also produces motion graphics content for web series and online videos. She has worked with such brands as MTV, AT&T, MasterCard, Samsung, Rolling Stonemagazine, and Facebook. Her video design work has been presented in Shanghai, Bangalore, London, Buenos Aires, and New York City.

Laura is also the founder of She Is the Universe, a video series in which 111 teenage girls from six continents tell their own stories. She interviews the girls and produces, directs, films, and edits the stories, with the goal of empowering the girls and giving them a platform to amplify their voices.