LXiA March Networking Mixer & Guest Speaker Q&A
Featuring Niki López, Creator & Producer of Santiago of the Seas
Date: Thursday, March 28th
Time: 6:30PM - 9PM | Q&A: 7PM - 8PM | Networking Mixer: 8PM -9PM
Location: Nickelodeon Animation Studio, 231 W Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91502
Come out to our LXiA March Networking Mixer & Guest Speaker Q&A with Creator and Producer Niki López. The Q&A will take place in the theater at Nickelodeon Animation Studio, and immediately be followed by a Networking Mixer in the lobby. Refreshments and Food will be provided by LatinX in Animation.
The Q&A will focus on Niki López's career path as a Production Intern at Nickelodeon and transitioning from Production to Color Styling, and developing and pitching her own original show ideas. This talk will be geared to those interested in learning from both sides of production and artistic roles, and balancing that knowledge as a creator and producer.
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Nickelodeon Animation Studio is a closed studio. Must RSVP via EventBrite in order to guarantee entry to the event. No guests allowed. Must bring valid ID the day of the event to be allowed entry through the security gate.
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Niki López is the creator and producer of Nick Jr.’s Santiago of the Seas, an action-adventure series that follows eight-year-old Santiago Montes, a brave and kind-hearted pirate, as he embarks on daring adventures in a fantastical Caribbean world. López was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She attended Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL to earn a BFA in Illustration. Her animation career began as a Nicktern for Nickelodeon Animation Studios, where she got hired shortly after as a production assistant on “Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness” and then as a color designer on “The Fairly Odd-Parents”, “Harvey Beaks”, and “Glitch Techs”. In 2018, she was selected as one of Variety’s 10 Animators to Watch. In her free time, Niki enjoys dabbling in aromatherapy and drinking tea while sharing ghost stories to anyone willing to humor her.