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About the Author
Lindsey Pollard is an Emmy-winning animation director from Victoria, British Columbia.
She now lives and works in Los Angeles. Her work on the children's television series Camp Lazlo for the Cartoon Network garnered three Pulcinella awards, two Emmy nominations, and a 2007 Emmy win. Lindsey has worked on a variety of animated primetime and children's programs, including Family Guy, Regular Show, My Gym Partner's a Monkey, The Simpsons, Drawn Together, The Fairly OddParents, The Oblongs, Baby Blues, The Cramp Twins, and Mission Hill, and has feature animation experience as an assistant director on The Simpsons Movie.
She holds a BA in art history and religious studies from McGill University and a diploma of fine arts (major in animation) from Emily Carr University. In 2008, she received the Emily Award in recognition of outstanding achievement by an ECU alumnus.
She is a long-term member of the Animation Peer Group Executive Committee for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and teaches part time at California Institute of the Arts in the Character Animation Program, mentoring students through their filmmaking process. Currently, Lindsey is the supervising animation director on Sanjay and Craig at Nickelodeon Animation Studio and is never without a Sharpie.