Learn the tricks of the trade from Disney’s Director Talent Development Dawn Ernster and VFX Supervisor Josh Staub through this up-close and intimate master class. Ernster and Staub will share how their careers arrived at this point, what it’s like going to work at the Mouse House every day, and what Disney is planning next.
Dawn Ernster attended the American Academy of Art, Chicago with an emphasis on Advertising and Design, but ultimately went into Resources. As the face of Disney”s global outreach, animation recruitment, and student and apprentice programs, she travels the world to find the next animation generation. Among other films, Ernster has been involved with Tangled, Winnie the Pooh, Bolt, Princess and the Frog, and Wreck-it Ralph.Josh Staub started as Art Director for Cyan Worlds, known for creating popular games like Myst, Riven,and URU: Ages Beyond Myst, at just 22 years old. In 2007 he completed a solo film project, The Mantis Parable, which was an festival favorite, winning Best Animation at the Palm Springs Festival. That”s when Josh embarked on his animated film journey at Disney, working in the lighting and visual effects departments of Frozen, Wreck-it-Ralph, Tangled, Bolt, and Paperman.
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