Co-Producer | Walt Disney Animation Studios

Yvett Merino first came to Walt Disney Animation Studios 20 years ago and has worked in a variety of production capacities over the years on some of the most popular animated features of all-time. Among her most recent credits, she served as Production Manager on the Academy Award®-winning feature, “Big Hero 6” (2014), as well as on the Oscar®-nominated 2016 release, “Moana.”  Launching her Disney Animation career in the Technology department, she moved into the world of Production as a supervisor on “Tangled.”  She went on to work with the Stereo team on “Lion King 3D,” and with the Technical Animation, Effects and Lighting departments on “Wreck-It Ralph.” She is currently working as a Co-Producer on a feature film in development.

Merino lives in Los Angeles with her family. She holds an MBA from Loyola Marymount University and an undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.