WIA is pleased to partner with creator Cassie Solliday and The Ink and Paint Girls Podcast, celebrating women working in animation and exploring representation behind the scenes and on the screen.
On this page below you’ll find some featured episodes of the many amazing stories and experiences Cassie has collected, and more are available directly at:
Bronwen Barry, Union Board Member
Union Board Member, Bronwen Barry stops by to talk about her 30+ year career in Animation.
Chloe Bristol, Visual Development Artist & Children’s Book Illustrator
Chloe Bristol is a Visual Development Artist who has worked in TV and Feature animation, as well as the kids book series “Winter House”.
Esther Pearl, Founder of Camp Reel Stories
Esther Pearl is the founder and executive director of Camp Reel Stories: a media camp for teenage girls who want to learn how to make movies in the new digital age located in Oakland, CA.
Joanna Griebel, Animatic Editor
Animatic Editor, Joanna Griebel, joins us on the Ink and Paint Girls podcast! Joanna previously worked on Miles from Tomorrowland, Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters, TripTank, and more.
Joyce Lee, Visual Development Artist
Visual development artist, Joyce Lee got her start as an intern for Disney Feature Animation and Laika House, she’s gone on to design for shows like Miles from Tomorrowland, Puppy Dog Pals, and Star vs The Forces of Evil.
Julia Vickerman, Creator of “Twelve Forever”
Julia Vickerman is a director, storyboard artist, and the creator of the Cartoon Network pilot, Twelve Forever.
Katie Rice, Storyboard and Comic Artist
Katie Rice is a storyboard and comic artist who’s career spans nearly 17 years in the Animation industry with the side hustle of two popular web-comics, Sk8di and Camp Weedonwantcha.
Lindsay Smith-Carrozza, Character Designer and Voice Actress
When Lindsay Smith-Carrozza, Character Designer and Voice Actress on Cartoon Network’s “Mighty Magiswords”, felt uncertain about what she wanted to do in the future, she explored cartooning, hat and mask making, needle felting and more…
Nancy Frazen, Editor
Animation Editor, Nancy Frazen has been editing since the 1980s starting on Documentaries and eventually finding her way onto Animated properties. She has worked on The Breakfast Club, Space Jam, Pooh’s Heffalump Movie, to name a few.
Rae McCarson, Background Painter
Rae McCarson has been working in the Industry for over 20 years on some of our favorite animated television from Background Designer, Painter, and Art Director.
Catherine and Sarah Satrun, Animators and Designers
Catherine and Sarah Satrun (also known as the dynamic duo: the Satrun Sisters!) are twin animators and illustrators based out of Chicago, IL.
Sherry Delorme, Character Designer, Illustrator, and Fine Artist
Sherry Delorme is a character designer, illustrator, and fine artist who has worked in animation, gaming, toys, has had work showcased in countless gallery events, and even mentors through the Women in Animation mentorship program.
Sue Nichols, Story and Visual Development Artist
Today’s interview had to be super special. Sue Nichols, story and visual development artist, best known for her work at Disney Feature Animation, stops by the show.
Teri Hendrich Cusumano, Art Director
Today’s guest is Teri Cusumano, art director and background painter extraordinaire! Not only do we talk parenthood with her, but also about her journey into animation.