Recent college graduate Ryden Malby (Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel) has just survived four years of higher education, but when she’s forced to move back into her childhood home, the stress of dealing with her eccentric family, landing a job, and finding the right guy leaves her with precious little time to ponder where her life is truly heading. Shrek and Shark Tale’s co-director Vicky Jenson takes the helm for a comedy co-starring Michael Keaton, Carol Burnett, Zach Gilford, and Rodrigo Santoro, and produced by Ivan Reitman and Tom Pollock in collaboration with Joe Medjuck and Jeff Clifford. —IMDb
Victoria “Vicky” Jenson is an animation director at DreamWorks Animation and Disney, most notable for having co-directed Shrek, the first film to win an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
Jenson “started as a background artist at Hanna-Barbera in 1977, became a storyboard artist for Warner Bros., Marvel and Disney Television, and variously worked as a production designer, art director and co-producer”. She got one of her earliest starts working for Filmation doing the storyboard backgrounds on the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoon series in the early 1980s. She also worked on Mighty Mouse in the 1980s and the The Ren & Stimpy Show in the early 1990s, and was the art director for FernGully: The Last Rainforest in 1992, and the production designer for Computer Warriors: The Adventure Begins and Playroom. She began working for DreamWorks as a production designer and story artist for The Road to El Dorado in 2000, and co-directed Shrek (with Andrew Adamson… read more