Alonso Ramírez Ramos works for Cartoon Network Studios as a Co Executive Producer for Steven Universe: The Movie. Previously, he worked for Disney Television Animation as a director for season 5 of Disney Mickey Mouse. In 2010, Alonso obtained a BFA in Character Animation from the California Institute of the Arts. He has been honored with 3 Annie Awards and 2 Primetime Emmys for his work on Gravity Falls and Disney Mickey Mouse. Originally from León, Guanajuato, México, Alonso currently resides in sunny Burbank, CA.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Creators Studio 1
It is imperative for children to see themselves represented in mainstream media, this has a relevant effect in the way they develop and take on the world. Representation in animation matters now more than ever, this panel will discuss the importance of creating fully fleshed out, dimensional, inspiring characters that remind them of themselves and show them it is okay to embrace what makes them unique.