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MIA ANIMATION CONFERENCE & FESTIVAL will be holding a Pitching Contest as part of its Animation Festival. All creators are encouraged to submit their projects for consideration. The top submissions in both categories will be invited to pitch their idea in person to a panel of animation industry experts and professionals.
Leah Hoyer will lead the panel of industry professionals invited to participate as jurors. Ms. Hoyer began working at Disney Television Animation in 2001, where she was for fifteen years the Director of Development for Disney Channel Animated Series. During her tenure at Disney, Leah has worked on numerous series, including "Recess," "Kim Possible" and "Phineas & Ferb." Ms. Hoyer currently works for Microsoft Studios, as an Animation and Gaming Narrative Director.
1. Animation for Television and Web Series - targeting kids (any audience 13 and under)
2. Animation for Television and Web Series - targeting adults (any audience 14 and up)