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The Tech Behind Disney Films by Gene Lee

If you’re interested in learning about “The Technology Behind Animated Films,” head on over to the HUB Alumni Hall this Thursday at 9 p.m. Presented by the PSU Korean Student Association, Dr. Gene Lee from Disney Animation Studios will be speaking.

Who is Dr. Gene Lee exactly? He is a super intelligent Senior Software Engineer employed in the Animation Technology Group at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Lee has recently worked on films including popular titles such as, “Bolt,” “The Princess and the Frog,” “Wreck it Ralph,” and “Tangled.”

Beginning the presentation, Lee will touch upon his experiences and challenges with producing technology for films at Disney Animation. Lee will then wrap up by answering questions from audience members.

Gene has received multiple Computer Science degrees, including a B.Sc. degree from MIT and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. He also engaged in various organizations such as varsity lacrosse, MIT Media Lab, and the Sigma Chi Fraternity throughout his college years.

Come and learn about the fascinating technology that produces some of today’s most cherished animated films. Admission is free so make sure not to miss out on this event, even if you aren’t a huge techy.

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Amanda McLaughlin

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