Grazia Como

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Grazia Como is a Program Manager for Netflix’s Animation Early Creative Program. As a Program Manager, Grazia oversees early career training initiatives designed to engage and develop emerging artistic talent for Feature Films. As a first-generation SoCal native, Grazia started her animation career at PDI/Dreamworks as a render assistant on the studio’s first computer-animated feature film, Antz, in 1997. Prior to her current role, Grazia oversaw the Artist Trainee and Internship Programs across, Feature, TV, Technology, and Corporate at Dreamworks Animation. Her role was key to developing and managing training initiatives across the animation pipeline, as well as industry and community-related initiatives. In addition to her experience at DWA, she worked in visual fx and commercials as a production manager at Stan Winston Studios as well as working in production technical support and training development at Digital Domain VFX Studio. Grazia started her academic journey in community college studying Architecture and soon found a love for computer animation. She transferred to Cogswell Polytechnical College in Northern CA to pursue Computer Animation but did not complete her degr