Aaron Farmer was born and raised in San Francisco and brought up on a healthy diet of cartoons, robots, puppets, movies, and toys. He was drawing Muppets and robots by the age of 3 and made his first film at the age of 15. Animation dominated his interests and led him to study 2D animation at Academy of Art in San Francisco. His interests continue to be focused on making animated films about robots and the struggle to find joy and everlasting happiness in life.