Chrissy Guest (M.F.A, Full Sail University, 2011) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies at Ithaca College. She instructs television production courses. Her broadcast career spans fifteen years as a photojournalist, assignment editor and director for news affiliates in Syracuse, N.Y. Guest’s research centers on career trajectory for women entering the animation field. Her documentary film Beyond Ink & Paint: The Women of Animation examines the studio culture surrounding women working in the animation industry beginning in 1970. Guest has interviewed nearly 60 prominent women working across varying animation disciplines.