Angela Lepito Outreach Supervisor Dreamworks Animation
Angela Lepito is the Production Manager for DreamWorks Animation’s Artistic Development program and Training department. In her role she is responsible for programming, events and training initiatives. She joined the company in 2004 in a Production Supervisor role on the television series, “Father of the Pride.” Following that, she worked on “Bee Movie” as Production Supervisor of Modeling during development. Later, she transitioned into front-end production working with the studio executives on a number of films including “Monsters vs. Aliens” and “How to Train Your Dragon.” Most recently, she functioned as the Outreach Supervisor where she handled university relations for artistic programs.
Prior to DreamWorks, she worked at Gentle Giant Studios as the Communications Director and Manager of the Digital Department. In this position she managed the 3D scanning and modeling for the studio and interfaced with Visual Effects Producers and Supervisors from both live-action and animation films as well as Consumer Products clients. Some of the projects include “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” “Star Wars: Episode III,” “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” and “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.”
In 1995 Lepito began her journey in the animation industry as an Assistant to the Producer and Recording Assistant on the Disney Animation Studios film, “Hercules.” She then transitioned to Production Department Manger of the Story department on “Treasure Planet” and finished the film as the Communications Supervisor acting as the film liaison to the studio.
Lepito earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Television Production and Political Communication at Emerson College. Her career began with an internship at WBZ Radio on the Peabody award winning children’s show, Kid Company.