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Women in Animation to Launch Mentorship Program

Women in Animation is drawing up more plans to bring females into the industry. The professional organization focused on more inclusion for women within the entertainment industry announced Monday the creation of a mentoring program.

The six-month program will connect experienced animation talent with newcomers in the art, science and business of animation. For its inaugural year, WIA’s program will be open to current members throughout the Los Angeles area.

“We are excited to launch the mentoring program and look forward to helping each participant develop the professional skills and knowledge she needs to succeed in the animation industry,” WIA co-president Kristy Scanlan said in a statement.

The program launches in October and will last until March . Based on the outcomes of the pilot program, the org looks to expand it to its seven other chapters worldwide.

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