Character Art Director, LUCA, Pixar
DEANNA MARSIGLIESE is an Italian-Canadian Animation Art Director & Illustrator living in San Francisco, CA.
Specializing in storytelling through character design, Deanna has worked at Pixar Animation Studios since 2012. Her credits include Soul (2020), Onward (2020), Toy Story 4 (2019), Incredibles 2 (2018), Bao (2018), Inside Out (2015) & The Good Dinosaur (2013).
Most recently, Deanna served as both, Character Art Director & Animation Sketch Artist Lead for Disney/Pixar’s Luca.
Deanna leads workshops, delivers talks & participates in panel discussions world-wide, having been hosted by VIEW Conference, SXSW, D23, ILM, Siggraph, LightBox Expo, Leaders London, Pixelatl & The Walt Disney Family Museum.
Deanna is a vintage fashion enthusiast with a penchant for large costume jewels. When in need of inspiration, she explores; traveling the world at length, with a surprisingly small backpack.