Keith Del Principe is an Ontario based ecologist and animator. A graduate of Plattsburgh State University of New York, Keith holds a bachelors degree in Social Theory, Social Movements & Activism. Keith is also a graduate of the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema’s Baccalaureate of Fine Arts FIlm Animation program in Montreal, Quebec.
To date, Keith has spent over six hundred days at sea working as a protected species observer in the Gulf of Mexico & North Atlantic and several years pursuing pesticide-free organic farming.
Keith is the co-founder, animator, and producer for Cardboard Reality Studio & Farm located in Northumberland County, Ontario. With a focus on sustainable development and good storytelling, Cardboard Reality creates animated films, digital content, and ethically crafted products.
Owned and operated by animator-ecologists bekky O’Neil & Keith Del Principe, Cardboard Reality is in the business of dreaming big, and acting bigger.
When not immersed in chaotic art projects, Keith spends his time playing drums & guitar, planting forests, felting stop-motion bunnies, felling trees, cultivating his green thumb and designing websites.
In his work, Keith aspires to weave new mythologies. He believes that art has the capacity to impact positive social change.