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Pixar’s Sharon Calahan on Animation, Live Action Convergence

by Carolyn Giardina.

Pixar Animation Studios’ Sharon Calahan is set to attend Saturday’s American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards as one of the Society’s newest members. It’s believed that she is the first member to be elected based solely on work in animation.

“It’s an incredible honor to be part of such an amazing organization,” said Calahan, who joined Pixar in 1994 as lighting supervisor on Toy Story.  She went on to serve as director of photography on A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, Cars 2, and Ratatouille. Earlier, she was a lighting director at Pacific Data Images (now PDI/DreamWorks), completing commercials, television programs, and graphics packages.

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