Presenters

Presenters at Chapter Events since 2009. You may type in a name or part of a name to quickly search the list.

Vice President, Recruiting & Academic Relations / Animation Artist Management; Sony Pictures Imageworks
Sr. Artist Manager; Method Studios

A graduate of Loyola Marymount University’s film program, Wendy started her career in live action as a Production Assistant and Coordinator for com

Standing Waves 1983 - ARTIST/CURATOR ; EZTV

Michael J. Masucci is an award-winning media producer, video-artist, writer, musician, curator and educator.

Masako Masuda is an award-winning set designer, having designed sets for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Memoirs of a Geisha, A.I., and Jurass

Producer & Content Strategist ; Bridge Arts Media, LLC & Vortex Immersion Media

Kate McCallum is a forward-thinking producer, writer, and digital arts and media strategist with an emphasis in IP development, transmedia and new

Director; Dreamworks

Tom McGrath has been working in the field of entertainment for more than 20 years.

Producer; ABC, Pixel Magic, Netflix

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Head of Studio; Catastrophic FX

Allan McKay is an Emmy award winning Visual Effects Supervisor, originally from Brisbane, Australia - living in Los Angeles, California.

; Disney

Mark McLaughlin got his B.S. in C.S. from the University of New Mexico in 1988 and his M.S. in C.S. from Brigham Young University in 1991.

Director of Rapid Prototyping; LAIKA

Director of Rapid Prototype on ParaNorman, Brian McLean has been instrumental in the development of 3D printer technology for facial animation at L

OpsLab VR/AR Software Lead; JPL

Alexander Menzies serves as a software lead for augmented and virtual reality development in the OpsLab at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Director, CEO; Fusion CI Studios

Lauren Millar is creative director /co-founder of Fusion CI Studios, dynamic fx specialists, in LA & Vancouver.

; nVidia

Phil directs software product management for NVIDIA’s professional middleware at.

Documentary Director / SparkShortsDirector; Pixar Animation Studios

Erica Milsom joined Pixar Animation Studios in October 2002.

President; UXPA of Los Angeles

Film enthusiast, Visual Designer, UX and Product Design Leader, mentor, teacher and cook - Marcella has a diverse background that lends to the exce

Founder/Chief Scientist ; All These Worlds, LLC

Thirty years ago, Jacki Morie embarked on what was to be her life’s career: researching & creating meaningful VR experiences that combined mult

Cinematographer / Stereographer; JAMES NEIHOUS

James has been an award winning IMAX cinematographer since 1976 and has since become the leading IMAX stereographer in the industry and even helped

Executive Producer; HOAX VFX

Alexis Nelson co-founded HOAX Films, with VFX Director Rick Sander, in 2010.

Senior Software Engineer; Google

Ivan Neulander is the lead rendering engineer on Playground, the second iteration of Google's immersive AR camera mode that launched on the Pixel p

Production Talent Manager; FuseFX

Lindsey Neyman is the Production Talent Manager at FuseFX, where she oversees recruitment for each of the company’s three locations.