Phil Rynda is an Emmy Award winning animation executive, artist, and educator. With a career spanning over 20 years,
he has worked across series, features, and games. Phil was foundational in building Netflix Animation Studio whose
productions include The Seabeast, Maya and the Three, Cuphead, and Battlekitty. He was the first person hired by
Netflix dedicated to creating the studio and served as leadership across numerous teams as the studio grew into the