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Dreamworks Animator to Discuss Careers in Computer Animation

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.

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