Dreamworks Animator to Discuss Careers in Computer Animation
Mon, 10 March, 2014 at 7:32 am
Milana Huang, character technical director
at Dreamworks Animation, will discuss careers in computer animation at this
week’s Cañada College STEM Speaker Series.
Huang’s lecture is titled, “Paper to
Performance: Careers in Computer Animation.” The lecture will be held on
Wednesday, March 12 from 5 to 6 pm in Building 6, Room 102. It’s free and open
to the public.
Held in both the fall and spring
semesters, the STEM Speaker Series features professionals from various science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics fields who discuss their careers,
research, and educational paths. The speakers also provide academic and career
advice to current and future college students.
Huang has worked at Dreamworks Animation
for the past 14 years in the Character Technical Director group. She has
collaborated on films such as Shrek, Madagascar, Rise
of the Guardians, and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.
Huang earned a master’s degree through
the Electronic Visualization Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Science
Department of the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her bachelor’s
degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a double major in Art
and Computer Science.