He’s a sought-after animation film consultant with a specialty in anatomy who worked on Pixar’s “Soul,” the winner of both the 2021 Academy Award and the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Animated Film.
Stuart Sumida (biology) was interviewed about his work as an animation consultant on some of Hollywood’s blockbuster films, including Academy Award-nominated “Soul,” and Bomi Hwang (Korean Language and Culture) was honored as the university’s Outstanding Lecturer.
Stuart Sumida (biology) was interviewed about his paleontology work and consulting for award-winning animated films, Sally McGill (geological sciences) discussed the latest research on the San Andreas fault, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on proposed legislation to screen out extremists from entering law enforcement and interviewed on the increase in anti-Asian American hate crimes.
With the Pixar animation film, “Soul,” nominated for Best Animated Feature, and Disney’s live-action feature, “Mulan,” nominated for Visual Effects, CSUSB biology professor Stuart Sumida has served as a consultant on two Academy Award-nominated films.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature went to Pixar’s critically acclaimed “Soul,” for which CSUSB biology professor Stuart Sumida served as consultant.
Highlighted in recent news coverage: the work of Stuart Sumida (biology) with Pixar, and the research and expertise of Kevin Grisham (global studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) on extremists activity tied to the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riot.
Stuart Sumida (biology), Meredith Conroy (political science), Michael Stull (entrepreneurship), Vipin Gupta (management), Anthony Silard (public administration) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage of various topics.