Grace Kum

Grace Kum is a Korean-American Los Angeles native, working as a Visual Development and Character Artist for studios such as Netflix Animation, Gaumont, Cartoon Network, DreamworksTV, and DisneyTV. Alongside her anxious cat 'Good Boy' Haru and her manic 'Dowager Duchess' guinea pig JJubi she likes huddling up hiding behind her way too many plants and stacks of 'way too many (never too many)' books.

Participant Schedule

Friday 10/14


Starting From Scratch: Visual Development for Animation

Friday 10/14 5:00PM - 6:00PM Room 102

Claire Keane, Sunmin Inn, Grace Kum, Arthur Fong, Diana Ling, Marlon West, Manu Arenas

Claire Keane, Manu Arenas, Diana Ling, Sunmin Inn, Grace Kum, and Arthur Fong discuss the visual development process as it pertains to animation as they share stories from their careers about the importance of team collaboration and the hurdles they need to overcome to create the perfect world for the story they’re trying to tell. Q&A to follow. Moderated by Marlon West.

Saturday 10/15


Multi-cultural perspective in workplace

Saturday 10/15 10:10AM - 11:10AM Room 207

Celine Kim, Grace Kum, Teny Issakhanian, Camilo Castro, Monica Davila

As the industry is growing and implementing more diverse and cultural story, how do we navigate discussions, research and offer solutions to help with that? With our array of multcultured panelists we’ll discuss together of our experiences in the industry and ways to problem solve this ever growing industry to become more inclusive and diverse as ourselves.