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Sanjay Bakshi
Sanjay BakshiSanjay joined Pixar Animation Studios in 2002 with an extensive background in computer graphics. His skills in computer graphics were first applied in the tools department at the studio, where he worked on Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, and Cars as tools developer.

Jana Day
Jana DayJana has been the Director of Recruiting for Sony Pictures Animation since 2003. She is responsible for recruiting story artists, character artists, visual development artists and layout artists to work with Sony Pictures Animation.

Andy Lomas
Andy LomasAndy is Head of Computer Graphics at Framestore CFC. Over the last 15 years he has been involved in a wide range of projects ranging from commercials and long form television to live action visual effects and CG feature animation.

Shelley Page
Shelley PageShelley joined the Richard Williams animation studio in 1982 as a background artist. In 1986 the Walt Disney company commissioned Richard Williams to direct the animation on Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and Shelley was appointed UK backgrounds supervisor. Following the success of Roger Rabbit, she joined Steven Spielberg's Amblimation Studio in London as background supervisor.

Dawn Rivera-Ernster
Dawn Rivera-ErnsterDawn began her career at The Walt Disney Company in 2005 as Director of Animation Resources, working closely with the filmmakers to connect creative talent to Chicken Little, Meet the Robinsons and future developments.

David Sproxton
David SproxtonDavid is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Aardman. Together with co-founder Peter Lord, he has overseen the development of the company from a two-man partnership to one of the pre-eminent animation houses in the industry. David has served as a producer, director or cinematographer on a number of animated projects at Aardman.