10:17am PT by THR staff
Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon' Producer to Speak at Virtual View Conference
Walt Disney Animation Studios' Osnat Shurer, the Oscar-nominated producer of Moana, will discuss her career and upcoming project, Disney's Raya and the Last Dragon, as part of this year's VIEW VFX and animation conference, which will be held Oct. 18-23 both live in Torino, Italy, and virtually.
Shurer will be featured Oct. 20 in a virtual conversation with The Hollywood Reporter tech editor Carolyn Giardina.
Raya and The Last Dragon is a Southeast Asia-inspired fantasy with a voice cast led by Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina, scheduled for release next spring. It's directed by Don Hall, an Oscar winner for Disney's Big Hero 6, and Carlos López Estrada.
Shurer joined Walt Disney Animation Studios in 2012 as vp development and in 2017 she received a best animated feature Academy Award nomination as producer of Moana, together with directors John Musker and Ron Clements. Earlier, she served as executive producer of Pixar's shorts group.