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Yohannes Yamassee, CEO of Yohannes Studios, is an Entrepreneur and ADG 800 Art Director. A graduate of UCLA film school’s Master of Fine Arts program in Set and Production Design, he specializes in concept ideation and entertainment design.

Hailing from Ethiopian & Native Indigenous Roots, he is inspired by the works of Maya Angelou, Muhammed Ali, Floyd Norman, the Harlem Renaissance, and the deep history of the Ethiopian and Native identity, Yohannes has enjoyed working with Walt Disney Imagineering, Disneyland, Marvel, CBS Television Studios, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Denver Center, Atlanta Alliance Theatre and more.

He integrates his mixed-media philosophy into animation, architecture, film & television,  and beyond. By creating a team at Yohannes Studios of like-minded visionaries with the talent, experience, and ambition to transform any concept.


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