Mike Uwandi

Mike Uwandi is co-owner of 9B Collective and a concept artist at Marvel Studios. He is known for his work on Moonknight, Ms Marvel, Star Trek:Picard, Book of Bobafett, The Mandalorian, Maleficent, The Orville, Westworld, and many more.

Participant Schedule

Friday 10/14


Work Smarter & Harder: The Things We Wish We Knew

Friday 10/14 4:30PM - 5:30PM Room 204

Mike Uwandi, Drew Hartel

Mike Uwandi and Drew Hartel discuss mutual coaching, navigating the entertainment industry, and the many breakthroughs they have had along the way.

Saturday 10/15


Creatives of Color Panel

Saturday 10/15 10:40AM - 11:40AM Room 211

Marlon West, Phil Boutte Jr., Frank Abney, Chrystin Garland, Mike Uwandi, Everett Downing

Join Marlon West, Phillip Boutte Jr., Frank Abney, Everett Downing, Chrystin Garland, and Mike Uwandi for a discussion about their experiences being Black artists and creatives in the entertainment industry and how they continue to break barriers in their creative roles. Moderated by Phillip Boutte Jr.


9B Collective: World Building in TV, Film, & Games

Saturday 10/15 1:00PM - 2:00PM Room 106

Phil Boutte Jr., Mike Uwandi, Aldis Hodge, Angela Alise Johnson, Procreate

9B Collective Studio is the first Black-Owned Concept Art Studio made up primarily of BIPOC artists and founded by Phillip Boutté Jr., Mike Uwandi, and Aldis Hodge. Our goal is to provide a shift in the Entertainment landscape by working towards true inclusivity both in front of, and behind the camera.
Join Co-Founders Phillip Boutté Jr., Mike Uwandi, and Aldis Hodge in a lively discussion about how 9B Collective | Concept Art Studio aims to help shift the imbalance in equity for the BIPOC community in the Entertainment landscape to achieve a means of true equality and inclusivity for all starting from behind the camera. Learn about the organization, its projects, and mission-driven education and mentorship arm.

Sunday 10/16


Brick x Brick- Problem solving, art, and career

Sunday 10/16 1:30PM - 2:30PM Room 209-210

Mike Uwandi, Andy Cung, Anthony Francisco, Drew Hartel

An informative panel discussing the art of mixing intuition with logic to elevate problem solving skills and navigate the industry as a whole.