Latinos in TV Animation: Friday, June 23rd - Latino Lens Space
Annie Award-winning Illya Owens is lead editor of Disney Channel's Emmy and Annie Award-winning Mickey Mouse comedic cartoon shorts produced by Disney Television Animation. A 20-year animation veteran, Owens has won four consecutive Annie Awards for her editorial work on Mickey Mouse, which debuted in 2015. Her additional credits include Tron: Uprising, Chowder, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, Fish Hooks, Future-Worm! and The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy. Owens' interest in animation developed early on with her childhood fascination with cartoons. A native to Southern California, she grew up in Burbank and currently resides in Los Angeles.