Justin Tennant is a Technical Director at Walt Disney Animation Studios, having joined the studio last year as a trainee in their Talent Development program for recent graduates. He worked on Frozen 2 as an Assistant Technical Director, making contributions to the studio's production pipeline and tools that the artists use as well as provide front-line technical support for artists. He is now working on Disney Animation's next feature film Raya and the Last Dragon as a Technical Director.
At his alma mater San Jose State University, Justin founded the Computer Graphics Club student organization, which has now been adopted into a full ACM SIGGRAPH Student Chapter. Justin holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and was on the SIGGRAPH 2019 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater subcommittee. Prior to his subcommittee position he was a volunteer with the SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer program for two years, working on site at the conferences to provide logistical support for the conference needs.