Tech Makers + Creative Thinkers
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Guest Lecture: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Leah Hoyer is a former attorney who left that field to pursue her passion for cartoons. After completing her MFA coursework at UCLA’s Animation Workshop in 2001, Leah began working at Disney Television Animation, where she was the Director of Development for Disney Channel Animated Series. During her tenure at Disney, Leah worked on numerous series, including “Recess,” “Kim Possible” and “Phineas & Ferb.”
I create entertainment experiences. Actually, I work with teams of talented people who make truly incredible, interactive, entertainment experiences—because nobody makes something that is loved by millions of people on their own. I build teams, mentor people, foster great ideas, and find the best way to the get those produced.
Specialties: Portfolio Strategy, Franchise Development, Video Games, Animation, Narrative, Interactive, Television, Creative Management, Team Assembly and Talent Development.