Leslie is the founder of Legends Animated and currently serves as one of its board members; she is also the Associate Director at ASIFA-Hollywood. Leslie enjoys supporting the animation community through both organizations, as well as by participating as a judge at animation festivals and programs like the Los Angeles Animation Festival and ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animated Short Film of the Month.
Image drawn by Keyara Gotham
Acacia Torres Rodarte
Acacia is living her dream of drawing for a living by creating commercial art sold at trade shows. Her love for all things art keeps her glued to the animation side of things , creating backgrounds and character designs for animation shorts. When ever possible, she takes workshops for added tutelage to keep her skills sharp and up to date within the industry. You can find some of her work over at www.acaciatrodarte.com
Diana has been a fan of the animation medium ever since she was a child. Her love for the art form continued to grow as the years went by and eventually inspired her to pursue it as a career. In 2019, she entered the animation industry as a Production Assistant for Netflix’s original show “Battle Kitty” and as a Character Coordinator for “Blue Eye Samurai”. She currently works as an Episodic coordinator for an unannounced preschool show at Wild Canary. Though she is on the production side; Diana sees this as an opportunity to grow within the industry and hopes to step into the creative side as a board artist. When she’s not working, Diana is seen often playing with her cats or playing video games. You can find her ramblings on Twitter