Nominated for best animated short was “Sebastian’s Voodoo,” by UCLA student Joaquin Baldwin. Check out Joaquin’s animation portfolio at www.pixelnitrate.com.
Mark Walton is the voice of Rhino in “Bolt,” a Walt Disney Animation Studios production. Mark was nominated for best voice acting in an animated feature production. He is currently working in the visual development on the 2012 computer animated feature film, “King of the Elves.”
Director and character animator at Sony Pictures Imageworks, Emud Mokhbert also graced the red carpet. Emud’s film “Oktapodi” – Talantis Films, a student film, is nominated by the Motion Picture and Television Academy as best animated short. His 2 ½ minute short may well be the shortest film ever to be nominated?!?
Actress and Presenter, Jennifer Taylor Lawrence, look for Bioware’s “Dragon Age” to be released shortly, in which Jennifer voiced the role of Grey Warden.
Professional voiceover, and one of tonight’s presenters, Crispin Freeman, is probably best known for his voice role as Superman in the “Justice League Heroes” video game and his voice role as Alucard from “Hellsing,” and he’s in the new “Too Human” video game in the voice role of Baldur.
Prolific Actor & Presenter Lauren Tom (“Futurama” “King of the Hill”).
Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2”).
Actor James Black was on the red carpet!
Voiceover agents Pat Brady & Cathey Lizzio of Cunningham, Escott, Slevin, & Doherty were on hand to support their client, James Hong.
Actress and Presenter, Edie McClurg, with scores of credits, may be best known for her role in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”