Academy spotlights women in animation

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 7,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film.

An-Invisible-History-Trailblazing-Women-of-Animation-postFrom the earliest pioneers of hand-rendered animated films, to the advent of digital technology, women have been at the forefront of the animation medium, yet their extraordinary contributions have largely gone unrecognized.

On August 7 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present an evening’s discussion about the role of women artists in animation through its history and development

Mindy Johnson, author of the landmark volume “Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation, along with a stellar panel of trailblazing artists, as they raise the celluloid curtain on the remarkable history of women in animation.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 7,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film.

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