China Chat: My Art Journey from China to the U.S.
Yingzong Xin, Character Designer at Pixar
Yingzong Xin went from working in the computer games industry in China to immigrating to the US and landing an internship at Pixar, which led to her current position as a full-time Character Designer there. In this China chat, Yingzong talks about her art, her favorite artists and subjects, and how her Chinese heritage and background still influences the way she draws.
When: Thursday, January 20, 2022, 7 - 8pm

Where: Zoom Webinar

Cost: Free, and open to the public -- register below
Yingzong Xin received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) from the Beijing Film Academy in 2014 and her MFA from the Univ. of Southern California in 2018. Recruited for an internship at Pixar in the summer of 2018, she was offered the position of Character Designer immediately afterwards. Her character design can be seen in Disney/Pixar movie Onward, the Oscar-winning movie Soul; and the short: Twenty Something.

Yingzong was selected one of Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2022 - Hollywood & Entertainment