Jude Brownbill

Supervising Animator - Pixar Animation Studios

Since joining Pixar Animation Studios in 2010 Jude Brownbill has animated on the Academy Award©-winning features “Brave,” and “Inside Out,” as well as “Cars 2,” “Monsters University”, “The Good Dinosaur,” and “Incredibles 2.” Jude served as a directing animator on “Cars 3” and is currently supervising animator on Disney and Pixar’s upcoming feature film “Soul,” which is set to release in theatres June 19, 2020.

Prior to Pixar, Jude was a supervising animator on the British television series “Kerwhizz” and directing animator on “Stitch Up Showdown.” Raised in Somerset, England, Jude earned a BA in Computer Visualisation and Animation from Bournemouth University in Dorset, England.

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $14 billion at the worldwide box office. “Onward,” Pixar’s 22nd feature, opens in theaters on March 6, 2020.

From Bournemouth to Pixar Animation Studios

Jude will provide an insight into how she made her way from Bournemouth to her dream job in the Bay Area. Sharing lessons she learned along the way, Jude will discuss what it’s like living in America, working at Pixar Animation Studios, and animating on feature films. This presentation will also include a step-by-step look at her animation process on Inside Out and Incredibles 2.

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Anders Langlands

Anders Langlands

Theo Jones, Nathan Walster and Manne Öhrström

Theo Jones, Nathan Walster and Manne Öhrström

Ben Jones

Ben Jones

Jordan Thistlewood

Jordan Thistlewood

Bianca Cirdei

Bianca Cirdei

Tom Minor

Tom Minor

William Stocks

William Stocks

Brenda Ximena Roldan-Romero

Brenda Ximena Roldan-Romero

Oliver Gingrich

Oliver Gingrich

Maria Almena

Maria Almena

Tom Morledge

Tom Morledge

Kevin McDowell

Kevin McDowell

Matt Carroll

Matt Carroll

Ben Radcliffe

Ben Radcliffe

Usman Riaz & Jeff Wexler

Usman Riaz & Jeff Wexler

Georgina Hurcombe

Georgina Hurcombe

Ian Fellows & Craig Tonks

Ian Fellows & Craig Tonks

Shelley Page

Shelley Page

Ross Burgess

Ross Burgess

Chris Drew

Chris Drew