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Karl has worked in the film business for many years and has established himself as one of the top storyboard artists  on the East Coast. As can be seen from his credit list, he has worked on many prominent feature films, television productions and commercials. He has also served as a conceptual illustrator, most noteably for Frances Ford Coppola. A filmmaker himself, Karl began storyboarding while attending the NYU Grad. Film Program. He has directed two award-winning short films and recently completed his debut feature film, "LOOKING FOR THE JACKALOPE", which is touring festivals and will be distributed online this fall. For more info on this film, please visit www.lookingforthejackalope.com. For all of Karl's directing work, please visit: https://vimeo.com/karlshefelmandirector.


Prior to entering the film business, Karl briefly studied architecture and has been drawing since before he could stand up. His diverse visual background enables him to bring unique and vivid ideas to any facet of production. Be it storyboards, set sketches, or full color conceptual renderings, he can bring your vision to life.


Karl attended Kenyon College in Ohio as an undergraduate where he majored in studio art. He is originally from Austin, Texas.