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Diversity of thought is really important to make the best thing possible.
—Danielle Feinberg

Both artist and scientist, Danielle Feinberg is the Director of Photography for Lighting at Pixar Animation Studios.

Her creations can be admired in masterpieces like Wall•E, Finding Nemo, Toy Story 2, A Bug’s Life, Monsters Incorporated, The Incredibles, Coco, and much more. Ms. Feinberg turns on the lights on a digital world that would otherwise be dark and invisible to the human eye, just like it would be in our reality. She uses digital photons and shadows to inform us about the beauty and the darkness present in Pixar’s fantastic, yet believable, stories. Harvard graduate and Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (she votes for the Oscars), Danielle worked herself on Academy Award winning movies like Brave: the first Pixar movie starring a female protagonist.

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