Storm, Christina Lee

Storm, Christina Lee

Vice President of Business Operations, Strategy, and Emerging Technology at DreamWorks Animation (DWA)

CHRISTINA LEE STORM is Vice President of Business Operations, Strategy, and Emerging Technology at DreamWorks Animation (DWA). She is head of the Advanced Creative Technology group, which advances DreamWorks IP into new forms of immersive creative content on all platforms using emerging technologies including AR, VR, real-time rendering, virtual production, and motion capture. She provides business leadership to the executive team for the studio’s growth in this space.

At DWA, Christina has worked in artistic resource management, strategy, and casting of diverse creative departments and has been part of the executive team focusing on studio-wide technology initiatives, including development of the new animation pipeline. As an executive, Christina has worked on TrollsThe Boss BabyCaptain Underpants, and the upcoming How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden WorldAbominable and Trolls World Tour.

She was Founder/Executive Producer of the Act One Digital Lab, a funded Lab and Fellowship combining science, story, and technology to incubate and create engaging online content for youth. An award-winning producer, Christina has worked on such Oscar-winning films as The Artist and Life of Pi, and produced the award-winning short documentary Life After Pi.

In Hong Kong, she served as Head of Creative Development and VP of International Production for legendary Hong Kong director Johnnie To, producing Running Out of TimeThe Mission, and Second Time Around. Her US feature producing credits include The Least of TheseTo Save A Life, and Flesh: Bought & Sold in the U.S.

Christina serves on the Board of Governors for Advanced Imaging Society and its Executive Committee for Diversity & Inclusion. She has served on the Producers Guild of America’s (PGA) National Board of Directors for six years and as Treasurer for four years. She has been Chair/Mentor for PGA’s Power of Diversity Master Workshop and is currently Chair of the PGA Animation Committee.

Identifying the importance of supporting women in the area of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) she is part of DreamWorks Animation’s TECHWomen Steering Committee.

Christina balances being mother of two rambunctious children, wife to story consultant/screenwriter Steve Storm, and passionate storyteller for all mediums.