Latinos in TV Animation: Friday, June 23rd - Latino Lens Space
Pilar Flynn is a producer on Disney's Elena of Avalor, which follows Disney's first princess inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore. An adventurer herself, Flynn is a native of Chile and Ecuador and spent much of her childhood in countries throughout South America and Europe. She began her animation career at DreamWorks where she co-produced the award-winning short, First Flight, and worked on the production of films such as The Road to El Dorado, Sinbad, Spirit, Madagascar and Flushed Away. Flynn then went on to serve as associate producer of the animated feature films Mean Margaret and Astroboy. Most recently, Flynn co-produced the groundbreaking R-rated animated feature Sausage Party starring Seth Rogen. Following her passion for innovative media, Flynn also wrote and produced My Beastly ABCs, a heartwarming interactive storybook named Top Ten Kid App of the Year for 2012 by USA Today.