Disney Animator Tom Sito to Speak at Cal Poly

Next Tuesday the College of Liberal Arts will present Disney Animator, Tom Sito to speak on how the digital revolution has changed the production of animation over the past twenty-five years.

Tom Sito is a well-known veteran of the Hollywood animation industry. His thirty-one movie credits include the Walt Disney classic films The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty & The Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), The Lion King (1994), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Pocahontas (1995), and Fantasia (2000). Animation World Network called Sito “one of the key players in the Disney Animation Revival.” He also created animation and storyboards for Dreamworks, Fox, Warner Bros and several television series. Author of Moving Innovation: A History of Computer Animation (MIT Press), Sito is presently the director of the Animation program at the University of Southern California.

Tuesday, May 24, Baker Center (Bldg 180), Room 102, 7:10pm

This event is free and open to the public, sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and the English Department as part of the Science, Technology & the Human(e) Speakers Series.

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