Monday, January 31, 2011

A Conversation with Kathy Zielinski -- Part I

Kathy Zielinski was among the first women in Cal Arts' animation program ...

TAG Interview with Kathy Zielinski

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Born and raised in Southern California, Kathy got her first taste of the animation industry with a short working stint at Filmation when she was 19 years old, but her full-time entry into the business came when she was recruited by Walt Disney Feature Animation.

The first project on which she animated was Mickey's Christmas Carol, and she has worked on dozens of theatrical features since, everything from The Black Cauldron and The Little Mermaid to the first and second iterations of Kung Fu Panda.

The interview above was conducted at DreamWorks Animation.


Anonymous said...

Just fantastic! Kathy is one of the most fabulously talented people in the industry, when she's not being a fashion runway model, brain surgeon, and spy. Great interview. Thanks!

Amanda said...

Thank you SO much for this. I've been wanting to hear from her for a long time.

It is a shame that the interview cuts off for me about 3/4 of the way through :(

Steve Hulett said...

The interviews are in two parts. Second half is up now.

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