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Presenters

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

John Dykstra came to the entertainment industry from a background in Industrial Design and Still Photography.  At age 22, he was part of a team wor

A Los Angeles native, Stephanie Eisenberg graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor's degree in Cinema and Animation.

Engineering Camera Payload Uplink Lead, Curiosity and Opportunity Mars Rovers; JPL

A space enthusiast from an early age, Ellison spent 8 years as a multimedia producer for a medical training company before gaining the attention of

GIS Specialist; Ventura County Fire Protection District
Artist; JPL Graphics Lab, 1982

David Em is a digital art pioneer.

Ed Emshwiller (1925 –1990), was a notable for his pioneering experimental films.  In 1979, he produced Sunstone, a groundbreaking three-mi

President and Co-Founder; Inhance Digital

Maziar’s passion for the interactive industry is evidenced by the fact that, under his leadership, Inhance has grown from two people and one paymen

Supervising Technical Director; Pixar Animation Studios

Danielle Feinberg began her career at Pixar Animation Studios in February 1997, and in the 18 years since then, she has worked on nine of Pixar’s 1

Director of Public Art; Dept of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles

Andrea Foenander is a writer and artist originating from Essex, England, and has since relocated more than forty kilometers to become a writer and

Associate Professor, Department of Social Welfare, UCLA School of Public Affairs; UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
Head of Outreach; Dreamworks/PDI
ZBrush Lead 3D Application Engineer; Pixologic
Chief Creative Officer; Inworld AI

John Gaeta is a legendary Creator / Designer / Inventor who is best known for his Academy Award winning work on the original The Matrix Trilogy.

Animation Supervison; Digital Domain
Musician; DonGarbutt.com

Don Garbutt - is an award-winning film and television composer, producer and music technology expert who has collaborated with numerous internation