Jennifer the Leopard

Jennifer the Leopard

BandRockPunk

Eddie Murphy's "Raw" meets a girls sleepover.

Biography

Jennifer The Leopard is a performance-art inspired punk collective, based out of Los Angeles, made up of collaborators Lauren Fisher, Stephanie Hutin, Lana Kim, and Marissa Mayer. Working together since 2007 and comprised of four media-makers who come from diverse backgrounds, congregating to hone in on various themes ranging from celebrity sightings to knife fights, to a jazz operatic in french, with a particular focus on New Media and technology.
www.j-lep.com

LaurenFisher is an artist and filmmaker. She earned her BFA in Photography from Ohio University and her MFA in Experimental Animation from California Institute of the Arts. She works as a motion graphics director for New Wave Entertainment where she animates and designs title sequences, logos and various animations for film, television and the web. Her films explore documentary subjects through live-action and animation and have been shown at LAXART, Echo Park Film Center and several other venues outside of Los Angeles. She has been playing the drums since she was 15 and dreams of one day having giant muscles.
www.thelaurenfisher.com.

Stephanie Hutin is an artist and filmmaker. She earned an MFA from CalArts in Experimental Animation and Integrated Media and she founded The New School for Post-Animative Thought through her collaborative work there. Hutin focuses on the performative aspects of animation, which often leads to community based collaborations, meant to challenge the way frame by frame works are read. In 2001, she co-founded Big Skills, a platform for experimental design, film, and animation projects with her partner Florencio Zavala. Her work has been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA),Torrance Museum of Art, LA>www.stephaniehutin.com | www bigskills.com.

Lana Kim is an artist and filmmaker. She works as the Executive Producer of Music Videos for the Directors Bureau, but also has directed videos for such artists as Stephen Malkmus and Mika Miko. Working in many mediums, she has shown in group shows at GRSF Gallery, New Image Art, Subliminal Projects, and her video and animation work in many festivals around the world including ResFest, Los Angeles International Film Festival, Mirrorball, onedotzero, and the American Cinematheque. She really loves animals and is currently working on a field recording project with her dog Solomon.
www.sweetyousimpleme.com | www.the-rivalry.com | www.thelanashow.com

Marissa Mayer is an artist and filmmaker. She works freelance as a Production Supervisor on various commercials. Her favorite place to work is The Directors Bureau with Youree, Emily and Daniel. She describes her experience script supervising Daft Punk’s Electroma, an inspiring example of the do-it-yourself process for her group Jennifer the Leopard. In addition to her commercial and feature production work, Marissa has shown her video and animation work at various group exhibitions around the Los Angeles area including the Echo Park Film Center and LAXART in Culver City.
www.powerballad.com.

Discography

J LEOP EP (2007)
J Leogend (Currently Recording)

Set List

Changes, but as an example:

Move Your Leg(s)
Pop Off
Lookin' Good, Feelin' Fine
This is a Breakup Song
Est-ce Que Tu Aimes Le Jazz
Lola
Raised French