Deanna Marsigliese

United States

Deanna Marsigliese is a character art director at Pixar Animation Studios.


Deanna Marsigliese is an Italian-Canadian animation art director living in San Francisco, CA. Specializing in storytelling through character design, Marsigliese has worked for Pixar Animation Studios since 2012. Her credits include Soul (2020), Onward (2020), Toy Story 4 (2019), Incredibles 2 (2018), Bao (2018), Inside Out (2015) & The Good Dinosaur (2013). Most recently, Marsigliese acted as both character art director & animation sketch artist lead for Pixar’s Luca (2021). Marsigliese leads workshops, delivers talks & participates in panel discussions world-wide, having been hosted by SXSW, D23, ILM, WIA, Leaders London, The View Conference, RiseUp Summit, Pixelatl, Premios Quirino & The Walt Disney Family Museum. Marsigliese is a vintage fashion enthusiast with a penchant for large costume jewels. When in need of inspiration, she explores; traveling the world at length, with a surprisingly small backpack.