Rafael Motamayor

Stavanger University
Animation, Anime, Movies, TV, Comics
  • Rafael has written for a variety of publications like Polygon, IGN, The Hollywood Reporter, Vulture, and more.
  • He was part of a team of writers that won an award from the New York Press Club.
  • Rafael has covered every major film festival, as well as pop culture events like San Diego Comic-Con and FunimationCon 2020.


Rafael Motamayor has worked as a writer specializing in animation since 2018 for outlets such as Vulture, IGN, Polygon, Observer and Collider. He was part of an award-winning team of writers for an article of the best animated sequences in history.


Rafael has bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism and documentary production from the University of Stavanger, where he combined his passion for both filmmaking and journalism.
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