Studio B illustrator Miller speaking for USF’s Closer Look series

Feb. 20, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Canadian artist “Big Jim” Miller, a director for DHX Media Inc., one of the world’s largest independent children’s entertainment companies, will be a speaker for the Closer Look lecture series at the University of Saint Francis North Campus auditorium, 2702 Spring St., Fort Wayne, on Thursday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Miller, a co-director on the Hub Network’s “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic,” has worked with storyboards, character and background design in the television animation industry for over 15 years. He worked 10 years on “Ed, Edd and Eddy,” an animated television series on Cartoon Network, and also worked for DHX on “Kid vs. Kat” and “Packages from Planet X” and Capcom for the game “Dead Rising 3.” He also illustrates a bi-monthly cartoon, called “Mystery: Solved!” for Skeptical Inquirer magazine, written by Fort Wayne local, Zack Kruse.

He is a graduate of Vancouver Film School in the 2-D classical animation program. This lecture is made possible by Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information, call 260.399.8064.

  The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 60 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.

Media Contacts

For all University-related matters, please contact:

Trois Hart
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T: 260.399.8050
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Yvonne Schroeder
Director of Communication
T: 260.399.7700 ext. 6413

Sandie Phalen
Director of Marketing and Development
Crown Point
T: 219.488.8888 ext. 5421


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