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Growing Your Story Career

This circle is about your journey as a Story Artist. Not only will we work on your skills and build each other up, we will also discuss how to develop your own projects and pitch to studios, and help you create habits and practices that will lead to a long and meaningful career. We will also create a storyboard sequence that can either serve as a part of your own work in progress or be added to your portfolio.

Mentee Criteria

Experience Level:
3-5 Years
5+ Years

Meeting Times & Dates

Please note: Meeting times and dates are subject to change by your Circle Mentor

Times Per Month:  Twice per month

Dates:  Wednesday

Meeting Times:  Evenings (PST)

Circle Leader

Tamara Lusher

Tamara Lusher is Head of Story of a feature animated film at Netflix and has worked in animation since she was nineteen. Her first film credit was Beauty and the Beast. She was trained by legendary Disney artists for both animation and story and has worked at studios such as Disney, Pixar, and Blue Sky as a development and story artist. She developed and wrote her own animated feature at Lucasfilm and strives to make it a reality. She loves that women are entering a new exciting place in creative leadership and wants to ensure that female stories from all over the globe continue to be told into the future.


Title/Expertise:  Head of Story


Company:  Netflix Animation Studio


Location:  Los Angeles, CA


LinkedIn / Website:
imdb.com/name/nm1073262/