Christina Lee Storm, DreamWorks Animation

Christina Lee Storm,
Vice President, Business Ops, Strategy, & Emerging Tech
DreamWorks Animation

Vice President of Business Operations, Strategy, and Emerging Technology at DreamWorks Animation, Christina is head of the Advanced Creative Technology group, which advances DreamWorks IP into new forms of immersive creative content on all platforms using emerging technologies including AR, VR, real-time rendering, virtual production, and motion capture. She provides business leadership to the executive team for the studio’s growth in this space.

At DWA, Christina has worked in artistic resource management, strategy, and casting of diverse creative departments and has been part of the executive team focusing on studio-wide technology initiatives, including development of the new animation pipeline. As an executive, Christina has worked on Trolls, The Boss Baby, Captain Underpants, and upcoming How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Abominable, Trolls World Tour.

She was Founder/Executive Producer of the Act One Digital Lab, a funded Lab and Fellowship combining science, story, and technology to incubate and create engaging online content for youth. An award-winning producer, Christina has worked on such Oscar-winning films as The Artist and Life of Pi, and produced the award-winning short documentary Life After Pi. In Hong Kong, she served as Head of Creative Development and VP of International Production for legendary Hong Kong director Johnnie To. Her U.S. producing credits include The Least of These, To Save A Life, and Flesh: Bought & Sold in the U.S.

Christina serves on the Board of Governors for Advanced Imaging Society and its Executive Committee for Diversity & Inclusion. She is a member of the Television Academy’s Immersive Media Peer Group. Christina has served on the Producers Guild of America’s National Board of Directors and as Treasurer for 12 years. She has been Chair/Mentor for PGA’s Power of Diversity Master Workshop and is Chair of the PGA Animation Committee. Identifying the importance of supporting women in the area of STEAM, she is a founding/steering committee member of DreamWorks Animation TECHWomen.