Nadia Ronquillo is a Children’s Book Illustrator, Visual Development Artist and Content Creator from Ecuador. She majored in Graphic Design and Audiovisual Production, and right away started freelancing as a children’s book Illustrator and collaborating remotely as a visual development artist with the animation studio Cocoa López, Mexico.
Her work can be found in children’s books, animated shorts and television.
In 2016 she was part of the Andimation program, an eight weeks’ incubator for developing and pitching animated TV series organized by The Animation Workshop and founded by The Unesco. In 2017, she was part of the Scriptwriting and Concept Development program at La Poudrière, France. The same year, she was awarded a scholarship and mentorship for the Storyteller Academy.
In 2018 the project she co-created, Tally Molly, was selected for the Bootcamp of the Festival and Call for Projects Pixelatl, Mexico.
Tally Molly was also selected for the Laboratory for tv series in development, Bridging The Gap in Spain, and later that year became winner of the tv series category at Ventana Sur, Argentina. In the summer of 2019 she pitched the project in a special selection of Latin America projects at MIFA, during the Festival of Annecy.
In 2019 she founded Kaleidos a content development studio that this year won the first call of projects of the Institute of audiovisual of Ecuador ICCA; for Tally Molly: picturebook with augmented reality.
Clients Include: Oxford Publishing, Capstone Publishing, Cricket Media, Benchmark Education, Trillium Publishing, Flowerpot Press, Rubicon Publishing, Woogjin Education, Cognition Education, Learning A-Z, Highlight magazine, Clubhouse Jr, Rourke Educational Media, Clever Factory.
Film/Television credits: “Artes y Despues” 2018 shortfilm. “Lo que Importa” 2017 shortfilm. “Yolo” 2017 teaser. “Collage” 2016 shortfilm “Canicas” 2016 teaser.
Co-creator: Volcania, 2016. Tally Molly, 2017.
Creator: Unfairyland 2019. Isabelas Islands 2019.
Currently looking for representation for author and illustration work.