Director, The Lunar Chronicles
Noëlle Raffaele is an established director and story artist in the animation industry with experience in both feature and television production. She hails from New York City, where she graduated from The Cooper Union School of Art and got her start in motion graphics animation and concept art for live-action TV before relocating to Los Angeles. Once there, her eclectic background allowed for contributions to projects like The Legend of the Three Caballeros, (Disney+), Everstar (TV pilot - Amazon), Lizzie (Dreamworks TV), RadLands, Monster High (Mattel), Barbie: Super Sparkle (Mattel) and The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water. Noelle focused her path on Story after joining Warner Bros. Feature animation (WAG), where she worked on The Lego Ninjago Movie, Scoob! and Space Jam: A New Legacy, as well as various titles in Development. Noëlle debuted as a director on the first two seasons of Warner Bros. DC Superhero Girls, where she directed the premiere TV movie and 17 episodes. Since then she has helmed a feature project in development at Dreamworks Animation, was Head of Story on Taiko Studio's Gold Rush, storyboarded for Marvel's The Marvels, and Ms. Marvel on Disney+. Most recently, Noëlle was thrilled to have worked in Story on Brad Bird's upcoming feature, Ray Gunn.