Phoebe Parsons was born and raised outside of Vancouver in White Rock, British Columbia. From 2005-2009 Phoebe studied at Emily Carr University in Vancouver where she completed her Bachelor's degree in Media Arts with a focus in film and animation studies. Phoebe’s thesis piece The Fantastic Adventures of Cloudman achieved 3rd place status in the best of film category at Emily Carr’s Grad Show and was screened internationally including the Vimeo Film Festival in New York and the anti-design festival in London, England in 2010. Since then Phoebe has  been working professionally as an assistant costume designer in film and television while she continues to direct and produce films. Recently she was awarded a Canadian National Film Board Grant for the production of Terror Fervor, a hand-drawn cel animation.