Kristin Solid | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Kristin Solid

Portrait Kristin Solid


MFA, University of California–Los Angeles
BA, St. Olaf College
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Kristin Solid is a St. Paul-based 3D animator and professor. She has animated and supervised on over 20 Hollywood feature films as well as games, ride films, and commercials. Most recently, she animated and supervised a global team of animators on The Yin Yang Master, a feature film that premiered on Netflix in 2021.

Before relocating to Minnesota in 2013, Solid worked as Senior Animation Supervisor at Rhythm and Hues, a Los Angeles-based Academy Award-winning studio and one of the world's leading producers of animation and visual effects. Kristin has also worked at ILM (Transformers), Weta (King Kong), and on Tim Burton's film, 9.

Solid graduated from St. Olaf College and received an M.F.A. in Animation from U.C.L.A. School of Theater, Film, and Television.