© 2019 by Mindy Johnson Creative

D23 Expo Panel Event

Anaheim Convention Center

TRAILBLAZING WOMEN OF ANIMATION

Author Mindy Johnson

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

ABC Television Network

WOMEN WHO ANIMATED THE MOVIES

Author Mindy Johnson

Smithsonian Speakers Series, Washington D.C.

Mark Taper Auditorium

Los Angeles

"Inspiring and Enlightening!"

The first to cast light on the groundbreaking accomplishments of women in animation, Mindy Johnson’s expertise covers a wide range of topics and themes! From examining the artistry of the early film and animation industry to exploring the vital role of creativity within our everyday lives, Johnson engages her audiences with compelling presentations and enlightening narratives.

A proven presence at global conferences, broadcast, panel events, educational and community settings and within private industry, Mindy Johnson delivers inspiring and motivational stories tailor-fit for any context.

Various topics include:

 

Women’s Topics:

  • Women’s Work  An Invisible History of Women in Industry

  • Her-story  Examining the Past to Claim the Future

  • Myth-Busting Women’s Roles in Film & Animation

  • The “Hidden” History of Women in Early Hollywood

  • The Colorful Women of Our Animated Past

  • Women of Animation Technology

Animation & Film History:

  • Finding a Fairy’s Final Form – The Evolution of Tinker Bell

  • J.M. Barrie and the Search for Never Land

  • Walt Disney Multiple topics regarding this entertainment pioneer

  • Dispelling Myths, Rumors & Flat-out Inaccuracies Through Research

  • Alfred Hitchcock and the Cinema of Fear

  • The Science of Animation Color

  • Color Theory and the Visual Experience

 

Creativity:

  • The Power of Curiosity

  • Why The Arts Matter

  • The Importance of Story

  • Getting to The Immutable Truth

  • From Notion to Reality — Breathing Life Into an Idea

  • Exploring Magic & Enchantment in the Everyday

  • Learning with the Lights Out Education & Cinema

 

Additional subjects and possibilities continually explored...