Mar 192009
 

Deseret News | 2 BYU animated films win Emmys

“Some of the kids didn’t like the idea at first, didn’t think it was fun enough,” said Jordan Pack, the 26-year-old producer of “Kites.”

Pack, who graduated last year and is now working for Disney, said he feels a sense of accomplishment in having taken the “road less traveled.”

The university frequently invites executives from major animation studios to drop by throughout the year to monitor students’ progress and provide pointers. At one screening, Pack said, a few CEOs left a little teary eyed.