Representatives from Disney TV Animation will join us on April 22 at 1 p.m. in Marion Knott Studios room 111 to discuss storytelling for animation. One of our speakers is Jay Francis, VP of Current Series and Diversity, who is always looking for great writers and feels they can come out of anywhere. Come and learn about Disney TV Animation and what it takes to write for them.

EXECUTIVE PORTRAIT – Jay Francis, Vice President.(Disney Channel/Troy Harvey)

As VP of Current Series and Diversity & Inclusion for Disney Television Animation, Jay has been instrumental in the development and creative management of a long list of successful animated series for both Disney Channel and Disney XD. He recently expanded his role to work closely with the development and recruitment teams to identify, secure, and mentor diverse creative talent for Disney Television Animation and Disney Junior.

Our other speakers are Serah Vieira, Artistic Recruiting Manager, and Lexie Fleischmann ’15, Artistic Recruitment Coordinator who will dive into the process of interning and working at DTVA. Their presentation will be geared towards creative producers.

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