Walt Disney Animation Studios

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Participant Schedule

Friday 10/14


Your Best Shot: Storyboarding Your Way Toward Disney Animation

Friday 10/14 1:50PM - 2:50PM Room 107

Walt Disney Animation Studios, Samantha Vilfort, Tyler McKim, Tyre Jones

No two journeys are alike! Story Artists Samantha Vilfort and Tyre Jones share each of their roads into Disney Animation and give insights on how to showcase your skills to stand out. Tyler McKim, Associate Manager for Talent Development, will moderate the conversation and speak to current opportunities, intern and trainee programs, and how to prepare for and navigate the application process. Bring your questions!

Saturday 10/15


Art at Disney Animation: Strange World

Saturday 10/15 1:20PM - 2:20PM Room 107

Walt Disney Animation Studios, Mehrdad Isvandi, Joyce Lee, Matt Roberts

Learn about life as a Disney Animation visual development artist from Production Designer Mehrdad Isvandi and visual development artist Joyce Lee as they present on the art and creative process behind Disney Animation’s forthcoming feature Strange World. Followed by a Q&A moderated by Sr. Recruiter Matt Roberts.