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Yehudi Mercado
Yehudi is an award winning animator, writer and director. He began his non pizza delivery driver career in the video game industry where he was recognized as one of the “Top 30 Interactive Stars Under 30” by Texas Monthly Magazine. He founded an animation studio in Austin, TX called HorseBack Salad, which was named “Best little Toon House in Texas” by Animation Magazine. Yehudi branched off into writing and won 2nd place in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting competition for Buffalo Speedway and has adapted the story about pizza delivery drivers into a graphic novel. Yehudi’s live action debut was a short film entitled Monster Job Hunter. The Live action/CG short played film festivals, including Fantastic Fest, and won Best Comedy at Dragon*Con.