As Executive Producer at Google Spotlight Stories, Karen Dufilho was instrumental in introducing immersive, narrative content at Google. A key contributor to the creation of the group and its mandate, Karen is responsible for engaging and shepherding talent and content from development through production and launch, resulting in a body of original, award-winning, creator-driven stories that explore new questions of storyteller and audience. Most recently, Karen was the EP on Pearl, by Patrick Osborne and Duet, by Glen Keane.
Cultivating a network of renowned animation and story talent, Karen also runs House of K where she garners the best of the industry’s unique and premier voices for studios and films regardless of screen size. Clients include: Paramount, Sony, On Entertainment, Motorola, Rovio, and Locksmith.
Karen is the producer of Academy & Annie Award-winning short films For the Birds and Geri’s Game for Pixar, where she helmed the Shorts Division overseeing its original shorts slate as well as A Bugs Life, Toy Story 2 and Monsters Inc. franchise production efforts.
In 2016, Karen was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Films and Feature Animation Branch.