Jeff Liu studied at CalArts and now works at Cartoon Network on Steven Universe. He composed the instrumental track for the “Cookie Cat Rap” that appeared in the show’s premiere.
Animation students these days are practically always in front of computers, always online, and often distracted from the work at hand. To his credit, Jeff was distracted from animation classes by actually animating–with his finger and trackpad. He later compiled his pieces into The Trackpad Jam:
On Jeff’s Vimeo, you can also view his 3rd year film, Eat!, the project which he is “most proud of”: