Timeless Vintage Hand-drawn handcrafted animation studio that does character development, animated series, documentaries, and branded content for leading brands.

We are a full-service animation studio dedicated to the craft of fine storytelling. We believe in making beautiful, compelling work that stays with you.

Directing
Storyboarding
Animation
Motion Design
Branded Content
Episodic Series
Content Development
Character Development
Television
Web Series
Project Management
Explainer Animation
Animated Documentary
Digital Content
Writing
Production
Commercials
Short Films
Sound Design
Cartoons
Hand Drawn
Drawn & Recorded is an animated music documentary series licensed by Audience Network and Spotify, and an official selection for Sundance Film Festival.
Series of animated films for Microsoft, inside look at cutting-edge technologies, whimsical, makes complex issue easy and fun. Microsoft’s Story Labs, Microsoft Explanimators, Bronze winner at The Telly Awards. Animated Explainer Video Series
The New York Times Op-Doc, Short Documentary Official Selection for Sundance Film Festival and Vimeo Staff Pic. Award-winning short documentaries about the impact of short-form storytelling.
Animated documentary film series commissioned by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, collection of short documentaries that tell the stories of five pioneering photographers.
Animated short created for Showtime series Billions dramatic whimsical picture of the billionaire way of life.
Drawn & Recorded is an animated music documentary series licensed by Audience Network and Spotify, and an official selection for Sundance Film Festival.
Official Selection for Sundance Film Festival- Kalakala Animation Studios top classic 2d vintage style hand-drawn
Vimeo Staff Pick Kalakala Animation Studios top classic 2d vintage style hand-drawn
Branded Content for Sundance TV and Visit Seattle Short Film which explores Seattle using the character of Sasquatch. Whimsical, delightful, historical.
Commissioned by Wondros, tells the stories of iconic cultural figures and thinkers, animations explain complex technologies and community-based initiatives. Explainer video, animation showing philanthropic work, project for PETA starring Natalie Portman
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Drew Christie

Co-Founder & Creative Director At the helm of Kalakala’s crew is Drew Christie, an award-winning animator and creator. Drew is known for his utterly original work and sharp cultural insight. With every piece, Drew brings a signature attention to detail and a deep curiosity for the world.
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Amanda Moore

Co-Founder & Project Manager Amanda is deeply committed to creative entrepreneurship and delights in bringing diverse ideas to fruition. From collaborating with clients to overseeing the day-to-day operations which underpin any project, Amanda skillfully blends her many roles as a leader, strategist, and storyteller.
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Gabe Adams

ANIMATOR
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Dane Herforth

LEAD ANIMATOR
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Ashley Eriksson

ANIMATOR
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Riley Luce

ANIMATOR
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Spencer Thun

COMPOSER

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