DreamWorks’ Andrew Pearce To Deliver Keynote For University of Calgary’s 2012 Graduation

CALGARY, ALBERTA– March 28, 2012 – Two-time University of Calgary alumnus Andrew Pearce, director of research and development at DreamWorks Animation takes the stage at MacEwan Hall tomorrow to inspire the Class of 2012. Having worked on full-length animated films like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda, Pearce’s keynote is sure to mix fun with practical advice as he shares his thoughts on life after university.

This event is part of the Graduating This Year program, a yearly program run by the University of Calgary Alumni Association to help students make a successful transition to life after university.

Pearce’s keynote will be followed by a celebration and reception for all guests-students, staff, faculty and alumni-and media are welcome to attend. Pearce will be available for interviews on March 30, by appointment.

Date: Keynote – Thursday, March 29, 2012, 4:30 p.m.

Interview opportunities by appointment – Friday, March 30, 2012

Location: University of Calgary, Mac Hall A/B

Located on main campus (See map)