Kate Stransky is a director and designer for film and commercials with a specialty for stop-motion animation and miniatures. A graduate of the School of the Art Institute with a focus in animation and film design, she studied theatre and set design in France and puppet theatre in Prague, Czech Republic. Kate is also a professor in the film department at Columbia College in Chicago where she teaches Production Design and Cinema Model making. 
Some recent clients include:

Gaumont Films
20th Century Fox
Sony Television
Universal Studios
The Mill
Food Network
Leo Burnett
Ogilvy & Mather
wndr museum
Kohls Childrens Museum
The Field Museum of Natural History
Hasbro Toys
Poof-Slinky Toys
Hamley's Toy Store
Toys R US/FAO Schwarz
Peoria Ballet Company
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Children's Theatre