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Walt Disney Animation Studio

Art of Character Development at Walt Disney Animation Studios

  1. Description
  2. Speakers

Join Jin Kim, Character Design Supervisor; Amy Smeed, Head of Animation; Camille Eden, Manager of Recruitment; and Kelsi Taglang, Supervisor of Talent Development & Outreach, for an in-depth look at the art of character development, studio life and culture at Walt Disney Animation Studios. From the initial designs through final performance, Jin and Amy will share their craft, workflow, and how collaboration drives creativity at Disney Animation.



  • Camille EDEN
    Camille EDEN

    Manager of Recruitment
    Walt Disney Animation Studios


  • Jin KIM
    Jin KIM

    Character Designer Supervisor
    Walt Disney Animation Studios


  • Kelsi TAGLANG
    Kelsi TAGLANG

    Supervisor, Talent Development & Outreach
    Walt Disney Animation Studios


  • Amy SMEED
    Amy SMEED

    Co-Head of Animation
    Walt Disney Animation Studios