Shelley Page trained in the UK as an illustrator and has been working in the field of feature animation since 1986.
She was one of the first group of artists hired to establish DreamWorks Animation in Los Angeles in 1995. As Co-Head of Artistic Development she was responsible for setting up artistic training programs for the animation artists. Her credits, on over 30 feature films to date, include “Shrek 1-4”, “Shark Tale”, “Madagascar 1-3”, “Kung Fu Panda 1-3”, ‘The Croods’ and 'How to Train Your Dragon 1-2'. Her present responsibilities at DreamWorks Animation include building relationships with schools and events worldwide and sourcing new talent for future projects. She has a particular interest in student animation and is a member of the graduation juries and advisory boards of leading animation schools and festivals worldwide.
Since 2006 Shelley has been closely involved with the development of the animation team at the DreamWorks Dedicated Unit at Technicolor, Bangalore. She is also associated with several of the leading academic institutions and festivals in India.
Since 2011 Shelley has been engaged with the creation of the Oriental DreamWorks studio in Shanghai. She has also become associated with several of the leading academic institutions and festivals in China.
Shelley is a Visiting Professor to the MA Animation departments at Central Saint Martins (London) and the University of Teesside (UK) – and also at CUC (Beijing) and the Beijing Film Academy. She is a member of the graduation juries of leading international animation schools Les Gobelins, Supinfocom, LISAA, ArtFx and ESMA in France, School of Visual Arts, New York, the NCCA at Bournemouth University (UK) and the Animation Workshop in Denmark.