Native Angelino Scott Uyeshima’s biggest inspiration is his love for graffiti and street culture, which is evident in the vibe and edge that he brings to his creative work. During college, Scott interned at the Japanese American National Museum, where he was able to explore his family heritage through the medium of art and animation.
Career-wise, Scott got his start designing custom artwork for the Nike Vault boutique, and upon joining Brand New School he began expanding and refining his innate design and animation sensibilities.
Like many folks in LA, Scott is a lifelong basketball fan, and so when the opportunity arose to work on an animated short film starring legendary players including Glen Keane, Kobe Bryant and John Williams, he leapt at the chance. Scott’s passion project became “Dear Basketball”, which went on to win Oscar, Emmy and Annie awards.