Join Director and Story Artist Jennifer Yuh Nelson as she shares behind-the-scenes stories from her work on DreamWorks Animation’s Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), Madagascar (2005), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016), and more.
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About the Speaker
After earning a B.F.A. in illustration from California State University, Long Beach, Jennifer Yuh Nelson began her career in television. She served as a director, story artist, and character designer for the HBO series Todd McFarlane’s Spawn, which won an Emmy® in 1999 for Outstanding Animated Program. After moving to DreamWorks Animation, Nelson worked on a variety of animated features, including Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), Madagascar (2005), and Kung Fu Panda (2008). She made her feature directorial debut with Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) for which she received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Animated Feature Film. She then directed the franchise’s successful follow-up, Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). She made her live-action directing debut with The Darkest Minds (2018) for 20th Century Fox. She is currently the Supervising Director on the second and third seasons of Love, Death & Robots for Netflix.
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