Emily Xu

Exhibiting | Presenting


Story artist who also makes comics and illustration. Currently at WDAS, and also working on a comic called Catechism on the side!

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/28 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Empowering Creations: Voices of Women in Animation

Room 211 | Emily Xu, Renée di Cherri, Gloria Felix, Chrystin Garland, Jill Culton

Step into a world of creative brilliance with our Women in Animation Panel, featuring a group of distinguished artists whose collective works have enriched the animated film industry. Join Jill Culton, Emily Xu, Chrystin Garland, and Gloria Felix as they discuss their experiences and insights. Their combined credits span acclaimed projects including "Abominable", "Open Season", "Big Hero 6", "Zootopia", "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power", "Niko and the Sword of Light", "Rio" and many more. Guided by moderator Renee de Cherri, this discussion will offer a unique perspective on the evolving roles of women in animation and the dynamic interplay of creativity and representation. Gain inspiration from their stories and explore the diverse tapestry of animated storytelling!
Friday 10/27 3:30PM - 4:30PM

Internships at Walt Disney Animation Studios

Room 106 | Walt Disney Animation Studios, Emily Xu, Tyler McKim, Katie Fico, Mason Khoo

Join former Walt Disney Animation Studios interns in a unique inside look at our early career programs and how their internship experiences helped to shape their careers in Animation. We’re pulling back the curtain on the process, the opportunity, and the experience with intimate conversation and Q&A opportunities!