Saturday, October 16, 2021

Ana Grijalva joins Scruffy Dog as art director

Scruffy Dog Group Global Creative Services announces the appointment of a new art director to their London team.

Ana Grijalva, a Los Angeles native, was hired in late October to join the growing creative team in the company’s UK headquarters.

Grijalva brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the Film & TV industry and Themed Attractions, as she’s worked on a number of productions for major studios such as Bones (Fox Entertainment), The Last Tycoon (Amazon Studios), The Muppet’s Most Wanted (Disney Studios) and more recently Warner Bros.World, Abu Dhabi, where she art directed several attractions including Scooby-Doo and the Museum of Mystery, Riddler’s Revolution and Meet Bugs and Daffy.

CEO Joe Bright says, “Grijalva is a great addition to the creative team, her experience and knowledge will be paramount heading into 2020 with a number of high-profile projects in place”.

Grijalva, who worked for Thinkwell Group, graduated from the University of Southern California, with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Theatre Design. Her influences are film & television, fantasy, nature and art deco.

“I’ve wanted to have the unique opportunity to work in Europe, at a company that would allow me to be a part of a creative team, working and developing concepts,” she said. “I’m super thrilled to be a part of the Scruffy Dog Creative team and working alongside like-minded co-workers— I’m excited to see what projects we come up with in 2020 and beyond.”

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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