|Mirelle Ortega is a Mexican author/illustrator for kidlit and animation based in Los Angeles, California. She’s best known for winning the Animation! Prize at Ideatoon in 2019 with her pitch for THE HUMAN ADVENTURES OF BAY AND DOT. She was also a finalist to the Pitch Me The Future competition hosted by Cartoon Network LATAM in 2018. Mirelle has worked for early visual development for TV animation projects for companies like Nick Jr., Imagine Kids & Family, Cubcoats and independent clients like screenwriter Gary Whitta, as well as a Background Lead for a 2D animated short for the Pixar’s Co-Op Film Program.