Cap U animation grad wins Oscar for Zootopia

    March 7, 2017

    Cap U animation grad wins Oscar for Zootopia
    Image: Benson Shum with Zootopia director Byron Howard.

    Capilano University grad Benson Shum has won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature as part of the animation team of Disney’s  Zootopia.

    “I was so honoured that we were among the other amazing nominated films,” said Shum, who also worked as an animator on another Oscar-nominated film,  Moana.

    A graduate of Capilano’s  2D Animation and Visual Development Program, Shum now turns his attention to the upcoming film  Wreck-it-Ralph 2, slated for release in 2018.

    “I started at Disney on the first Wreck-it-Ralph, so it’s great to re-visit those characters again,” Shum said. More...

    Read the complete blog post on Your Daily Cap.

    Submitted by: – Capilano U’s official blog