Shelley Page from Dreamworks is the latest speaker to be confirmed for BFX’s line-up on Friday 27th September
Shelley has been working in the field of feature animation since 1986. She served as Head of Backgrounds on ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ (Walt Disney 1988) then joined Steven Spielberg’s UK animation studio Amblimation as Backgrounds Supervisor on ‘An American Tail 2′ (Universal Pictures 1991)
Shelley was one of the first group of artists hired to establish DreamWorks Animation in Los Angeles in 1995.
Her credits, on over 25 feature films to date, include ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’, ‘Shrek’, ‘Shark Tale’, ‘Madagascar’, ‘Kung Fu Panda’, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ and ‘The Croods’. Her present responsibilities at Dreamworks Animation include building relationships with schools and events worldwide and sourcing new talent for future projects.
Since 2006 Shelley has been closely involved with the creation of new DreamWorks Animation teams in India and China.
She has a particular interest in student animation and is a member of the graduation juries and advisory boards of leading animation schools and festivals worldwide.