Jorik Feskens

managing director/ ECD

The Dutch-born founder of Mana who, besides directing, acts as the studio's managing director and makes sure everyone who works with and for Mana is happy and inspired.

Adam Calfee

animation & Art Director

A fan of the weird and wonderful, the secret and spooky. When Adam is not directing, storyboarding, illustrating, animating or compositing he's working on his supernatural web-cartoon.


Animation & art director

Anime has no secrets for this creative machine. Volta is self taught and honed his craft by creating jaw-dropping anime-inspired fan animations and music videos.

Gus Trauth

Animation & art director

Gus lives and breathes visual storytelling. He designs characters in every style, creates cinematic comics, animates with perfect timing, and talks about movies in the "A Movie Odyssey" podcast.

Ignacio Osorio

Motion lead & Art director

Ignacio is our motion design director. Before joining Mana, Ignacio worked at CNN Motion where - among other awards - he won an Emmy award for Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction.

Jordan Held

3d lead

Our 3D master extraordinaire. Jordan directs, models and animates on 3D projects while also providing 3D support for our 2D projects.