Veteran animator Becky Bristow has been named chair of the Digital Arts and Design program in the Software School of Beijing University, China. Bristow reports she is busy creating the curriculum and building the new graduate digital arts program
A 30-year veteran producer, director, animator and former chair of the Character Animation program at CalArts, Bristow has been involved with the animation community in China for the past 15 years, after working there in 1988. Bristow said she is very excited, to be creating a program that will actively participate in the creation of China's contemporary digital animation art form of the 21st century. China will soon be joining the other major nations of the world in its contributions to the growth and development of the animation art form."