Three alumni from Capilano’s 2D animation program were on the team that created Disney’s “Frozen”, winner of this year’s Academy Award for “Best Animated Feature”. Congratulations to Benson Shum, class of 2000 (Animation), Clio Chiang, class of 2005 (Story) and Sarah Airriess, class of 2002 (Visual Development). Clio and Sarah also worked on Disney’s Paperman last year, which won the Oscar for “Best Animated Short” (along with Ben Anderson, class of 2001 for his work as lead animator on “Life of Pi”. Clio is now working at DreamWorks Feature Animation in Glendale and Sarah is animating on a short film with other top (former) Disney animators for Google’s Motorola.
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To see what all our other grads are doing these days, links to their e-portfolios (arranged by grad year) may be found at http://capgrads.blogspot.com