Kristina Yee is a screenwriter, author of children’s books, director, and animator living in Dublin, Ireland.
Kristina graduated from Harvard University where she studied Folklore and Mythology. She was also a member of the prestigious Harvard Lampoon where she drew cartoons for the famous campus comedy magazine. After Harvard, Kristina attended the National Film and Television School, UK, where she earned her MA in Animation Direction. Her graduation film, Miss Todd, an ambitious stop-motion musical went on to win many accolades, including a Student Academy Award, Royal Television Society Award, an Annie Award Nomination, and many others. Miss Todd was then published as a children’s picture book in 2015. Kristina’s second children’s book, entitled The Girl Who Ran was released in June 2017. It received a Starred Kirkus Review, an Amelia Bloomer Project Award, an Independent Publisher’s Moonbeam Children’s Literature Award, an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Medal, and was a Forward Indies Finalist.
Kristina has written for shows such as Kiva Can Do for Nickelodeon, and Space Chickens in Space for Disney, her episode ‘Food Fight’ receiving a Best Writer for an Animated Series nomination at the Irish Animation Awards 2019.
Kristina has several of her own projects in development including original series and features for both animation and live-action.