Daniel Arriaga

Daniel Arriaga started at Pixar Animation Studios as a production assistant on MONSTER'S INC. and THE INCREDIBLES. He transitioned over to the art department on RATATOUILLE, WALL-E, UP, and INSIDE OUT. He then became a Character Art Director for both TOY STORY 3 and INSIDE OUT.

Participant Schedule

Sunday 10/16


Creating A Cast: Character Design Panel

Sunday 10/16 10:00AM - 11:00AM Room 101

Wouter Tulp, Daniel Arriaga, Genevieve Tsai, Ricky de Los Angeles, Stephen Silver

Character designers Genevieve Tsai, Daniel Arriaga, Wouter Tulp, and Ricky de Los Angeles discuss the challenges of designing compelling characters, the ingredients for a good character design, and answer audience questions about what being a character designer for animated films and TV involves. Moderated by Stephen Silver