Lydia Koranda


Lydia Koranda

Storyboard Artist + Designer


Being an "Army brat,” Lydia was born in South Korea, with stints in Colorado, Maryland, and Germany, before her family finally settled back in Chicago - which has always been home. In 1998 she entered the American Academy of Art on a scholarship, initially, to study Advertising Design. However, on the advice of a beloved teacher, Lydia became a fine arts major, focusing on Life Drawing, and rounding out her collegiate career in Italy at the Florence Academy of Art.


  • Back to the Future
  • Singin’ in the Rain
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
  • The Sandlot
  • Labyrinth


  • First language was Korean (can still understand, but can’t speak it anymore), learned German as a child (that's left my brain for the most part).
  • Traveled to Honduras a few times with a church group to build houses and roads for hurricane stricken towns.
  • Has an unhealthy obsession with Full House