Sophie Vincelette has worked as a Set Dressing Artist, Lead Set Dressing Artist and Sets Supervisor on over a dozen animated feature films and short films since joining Pixar Animation Studios in 1997. Her credits include the upcoming Incredibles 2, Cars 3, The Good Dinosaur, Cars 2, Up, Wall-E, Cars, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc., Toy Story 2 and A Bug’s Life.
While at Pixar, Sophie also served as a Director of Technical Artists for the Sets and Lighting Departments, overseeing 110 technical artists.
Sophie is known for impeccable visual aesthetics in the construction of sets and environments, and composition of shots. Her extensive production experience helps her bring budget and time efficient solutions to design problems.
Before joining Pixar, Sophie studied computer animation at the National Art and Design Center in her native Montreal, Canada. She majored in Film and Television Production at the Cegep de Jonquiere. She then began work at a computer animation software company, Softimage, where she was a Customer Support Specialist. Some of her clients included National Film Board of Canada, FOX Animation Studios and Electronic Arts.
She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband Jake and their daughter Mélodie.