Vivienne Medrano

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Vivienne Medrano
Born (1992-10-28) October 28, 1992 (age 30)
NationalitySalvadoran American
Other namesVivziePop (screen name)
CitizenshipAmerican
EducationSchool of Visual Arts
Occupation
  • Animator
  • illustrator
  • comic creator
  • voice actress
Years active2012–present
Notable work

Vivienne Medrano (October 28, 1992,[1] Frederick, Maryland) known online as VivziePop, is a Salvadoran-American animator andillustrator[2] known for creating the adult animated shows Hazbin Hotel and Helluva Boss.[3] She also made the webcomic ZooPhobia.

Medrano studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York and graduated in August 2014.[4] She began working on the webcomic ZooPhobia in 2012, before cancelling it in 2016.[5] She cancelled it so that she could work on a new project called Hazbin Hotel. In 2019, the pilot for Hazbin Hotel was released. The pilot for Helluva Boss was also released in 2019, because she had been secretly working on it too.[6]

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Title Year Credited as Role Notes
Director Writer Producer Animation/Art Other
"Blanderstein" 2011 No No No No Yes N/A Assistant[7][8]
"Son of 666" 2013 Yes Yes No No No Creator
"Timber" 2014 Yes No No No No Creator[2]
"Bad Luck Jack" 2020 Yes Yes No Yes No ZooPhobia short

Web series[change | change source]

Title Year Credited as Voice role Notes
Writer Executive Producer Director Animation/Art
Too Loud 2017–2019 No No No Yes Sarah Animator and character designer[9]
Hazbin Hotel 2019–present Yes Yes Yes Yes N/A Creator[10][11]
Helluva Boss 2019–present Yes Yes Yes Yes Keenie
Deerie
Grocery store cashier
Eddsworld 2021 No No No No Face painter Episode: "The Beaster Bunny"

References[change | change source]

  1. Vivienne Medrano [@VivziePop] (October 28, 2021). "THANK YOU MONICA! 💕" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Asarch, Steven (February 3, 2021). "A cartoon demon musical drew in 53 million YouTube viewers. The creator of 'Hazbin Hotel' says she couldn't have predicted its success". Insider. Archived from the original on February 3, 2021. Retrieved April 25, 2021.
  3. "OIAF 2021 Drops Official Trailer and New Program Highlights". Animation World Network. September 3, 2021. Archived from the original on September 3, 2021. Retrieved September 6, 2021. Join Creator Vivienne Medrano (aka Vivziepop) for an intimate conversation about creating her Youtube hit series, Hazbin Hotel and Helluva Boss.
  4. Vollenbroek, Tunde (April 29, 2019). "7 Tips For Building A Successful Animation Channel On Youtube". Cartoon Brew. Archived from the original on February 5, 2021. Retrieved April 24, 2021.
  5. McLean, Tom (May 14, 2014). "Top Dusty Toon Honors to 'Moonstruck'". Animation Magazine. Archived from the original on September 23, 2020. Retrieved April 24, 2021.
  6. Bermudez, Lucas (August 12, 2020). "A24 Is Bringing Controversial Demon Cartoon Hazbin Hotel to TV". Screenrant. Archived from the original on November 1, 2020. Retrieved April 25, 2021.
  7. Zach Bellissimo (May 10, 2018). "Blenderstein! (2011) by Zach Bellissimo". YouTube. Archived from the original on February 7, 2021. Retrieved April 25, 2021.
  8. Brewmasters (April 29, 2019). "CBTV Student Fest: "Blenderstein!"". Cartoon Brew. Archived from the original on September 27, 2020. Retrieved April 25, 2021.
  9. Too Loud [@TooLoudCartoon] (December 15, 2017). "The first entry into our TOO LOUD Crew Spotlight: @VivziePop, TL's character designer and animator! #TooLoudCartoon" (Tweet). Archived from the original on February 3, 2022. Retrieved February 3, 2022 – via Twitter. Colaleo also said that "Vivienne IS Too Loud"
  10. Cubilas, Sean (November 26, 2020). "Hazbin Hotel: 10 Funniest Lines In The Show, Ranked". ScreenRant. Archived from the original on November 25, 2020. Retrieved April 24, 2021. From Vivienne Medrano, the talented artist behind the drawings and animations on the YouTube channel, Vivziepop, Hazbin Hotel portrays all of the quirky, ambitious, and dark humor that Vivienne has become synonymous with.
  11. Baron, Reuben (December 2, 2019). "Adult Animation Is Better Than Ever - So Why Does It Draw Ridicule?". CBR. Archived from the original on December 2, 2019. Retrieved April 25, 2021. Independent animator Vivziepop has lit up YouTube with her pilots Hazbin Hotel and Helluva Boss, which have earned some warranted criticismfor their immature, edgy humor but are at least clear labors of love from an animation standpoint.

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