Kei Acedera

Kei Acedera is an Emmy Award-winning creator, co-founder of Imaginism Studios and Schoolism, and an artist working in the movie industry. Kei's art and imagination has made her many directors' "go-to" illustrator and idea-maker, designing for projects like Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. She has also worked with directors such as Kevin Lima, Pete Chandeland, and Brenda Chapman.

Participant Schedule

Friday 10/14


Creating A Cast: Character Design Panel

Friday 10/14 3:30PM - 4:30PM Room 102

Joe Moshier, Peter de Sève, Kei Acedera, Shiyoon Kim, Keiko Murayama, Maureen Fan

Character designers Peter de Seve, Kei Acedera, Shiyoon Kim, Keiko Murayama and Joe Moshier reveal what their processes for creating appealing characters for animated films and TV entails and answer audience questions about how to create a compelling cast of characters for any project. Moderated by Maureen Fan.