Patricia Peraza was picked by Lillian Disney (Walt Disney’s wife) for a full scholarship at CalArts. After graduating, she became the first woman hired from the CalArts Disney Character Animation Programs as well as become the first woman effects animator at Walt Disney Studios. Since then, she has excelled in animation at Walt Disney Animation Studios, Warner Brothers, and other studios while inspiring others as a leader and innovator in the animation field. She has earned the title of Disney Master Artist with her original pieces, "Cloth Creations" and recently was recognized along with her spouse, the layout and conceptual artist as well as art director, Michael Peraza Jr. as a Disneyana Fan Club (DFC) Legend. Together, they travel to panels and special events nationwide. For more on Patty Peraza, visit her official page here

Filmography & Other Work

Year Film Position
1981 The Fox and the Hound Effects Assistant Animator
1982 TRON Visual Effects Artist
1983 Mickey's Christmas Carol Effects Animator
1983 EPCOT Theme Park: Land & Energy Pavilion Visual Effects Artist
1983 Tokyo Disneyland: Meet the World Head Effects Animator
1985 The Black Cauldron Effects Animator
1985 Garfield in Disguise Effects Animator
1986 The Great Mouse Detective Effects Animator
1989 Warlock Effects Animator
1989 Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure Visual Effects Animator
1990 DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp Computer Animator
1991 Rover Dangerfield Visual Effects Animator
1991 Beauty and the Beast Production Manager
1992 Tom and Jerry Movie Computer Animator
1994 Thumbelina Color Styling
1999 Fantasia 2000 Concept & Effects Artist
2002 The Proud Family Layout Artist
2010 Peraza Fine Arts Production Manager
2015 Cloth Creations Disney Master Artist
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