Shelley Page, Head of International Outreach, DreamWorks Animation
Shelley has been working in the field of feature animation since 1986. She has credits on over 20 films to date, including Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Shrek 1-4, Shark Tale, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and How to Train Your Dragon.
Her career in animation began when she worked in London with legendary animation director Richard Williams. From 1987 she served as head of backgrounds on the Walt Disney film Who Framed Roger Rabbit?. in 1989 she became head of backgrounds at Steven Spielberg's Amblimation Studio. In 1995 she moved to Los Angeles as one of the first team of artists to join Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen's new studio, DreamWorks Animation as co-head of Artist Development.
Her present position as Head of International Outreach involves building relationships with schools and festivals worldwide and sourcing new talent for current and future projects. Since 2006 she has been closely involved with the creation of a new DreamWorks team in India where she has also become associated with several of the leading academic institutions and festivals. Shelley is a member of the graduation juries and advisory boards of leading animation schools and festivals in the UK, Europe and worldwide.