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Maija Burnett

Director of the Character Animation Program, CalArts

Maija Burnett is the Director of the Character Animation Program at CalArts in Valencia, California, where she administers the program, teaches, mentors students, and runs a weekly guest speakers’ series.

Burnett served as a Board Member for the GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, CA, and is currently a member of its Advisory Committee. She represents CalArts at various international events, and has been a jury member for numerous animation festivals.