Tannaz Sassooni Biography
Tannaz has worked in visual effects and animation technology for over a decade. At the Academy Award winning visual effects house Rhythm+Hues Studios, she was a pipeline lead on films such as The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and Evan Almighty. She worked at Dreamworks Animation for eight years, designing and implementing production workflows for layout, animation, modeling, and cloth and hair artists. She was the Cloth and Hair Technical Director for How to Train Your Dragon 2, which won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2014. Currently, she is a support software engineer at Shotgun Software, devising technical solutions for studios around the world using the Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit. In her free time, Tannaz is the creator of the food blog All Kinds of Yum and is writing a regional Iranian Jewish cookbook.