Producer, Consultant, VP, Women in Animation (WIA)
Jinko Gotoh is an Oscar-nominated producer and consultant for the animation industry.
Her strengths and passion include the discovering and nurturing of diversified and
creative talent, and charting new technologies and creative processes.
Jinko is currently producing her second animated feature with Mark Osborne directing.
Her other producing screen credits include: 2020 BAFTA winner and Oscar-nominated
Klaus, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, The Little Prince, Oscar-nominated The
Illusionist, 9, and Oscar-winning Finding Nemo. Jinko started her feature animation career
as the CGI producer on Space Jam. Jinko then became the Director of Digital Production
at Walt Disney Feature Animation, where she helped build The Secret Lab.
Jinko is devoted to advancing women and all underrepresented people in the industry.
She serves as vice president for Women in Animation. She is a member of the Academy of
Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences representing diversity and inclusion on various
committees. She also co-chairs the PGA Animation and VFX Committee. Beyond that, she
is the co-president for Symphonic Jazz Orchestra, which provides K-4 music education to
underserved neighborhoods. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Math and MFA in
Film from Columbia University. Jinko is also a published poet and the happy rescuer of
many, many dogs.