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Elsa Boccuzzi

Senior Creative Executive, Walt Disney Animation Studios; co-producer David Makes Man, What/If
Elsa is the Senior Creative Executive on the Development Team at Walt Disney Animation Studios. This is Elsa’s first venture into the animation world after a decade-long career in live action, primarily concentrated in scripted series development. Most recently, she was a Co-Producer on “David Makes Man”, the critically-acclaimed OWN series created by Tarell McCraney and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Michael B. Jordan, and a Co-Producer on the Netflix anthology series, “What/If” starring Renee Zellweger. Prior to her role as producer, Elsa worked in the Casting Department at HBO, coordinating the internal casting process for such projects as “Game Change”, “Too Big To Fail”, “Mildred Pierce”, “Girls”, “Boardwalk Empire”, “Game of Thrones”, “The Newsroom”, etc.

Elsa’s current position focuses on identifying fresh voices and shepherding original ideas through the development process while protecting and elevating the unique perspective and vision of the filmmaker and writer.

Elsa hails from the great Pacific Northwest and is a graduate of the University of Washington. When she’s not reading, you’ll find her outdoors hiking or camping with her husband and dog.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, October 25

10:45am CDT

Saturday, October 26

3:00pm CDT