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The Star Wars® Women

Kim Smith and Carol Bauman in conversation with Angie Coiro

Sunday, February 16, 2014
2:00 p.m. 

$10 general /$5 members

After Kim Smith received her BFA in Experimental Studies from Syracuse University, she moved to Los Angeles where she worked at Sotheby’s art auction house. Her next job was making models for the L.A. entertainment industry. Kim then moved to Northern California and worked in the model shop at ILM for 16 years, working on movies such as the Special Edition of Star Wars: New Hope, and Episodes One and Two of the Star Wars prequels. In 2003 she transitioned to the ILM digital effects department where her first movie was Star Wars Episode Three: Revenge of the Sith.

A graduate of New York University's TSOA Animation Department, Carol Bauman, has worked as a model maker on over forty feature films and commercials including Arachnophobia, Men in Black, Starship Troopers, Galaxy Quest and Episodes I, II and III of the Star Wars Saga. She was the Bunny "Fluffer" for many of the Energizer commercials and co-supervised the design and creation of the model of "The Disneyland of Walt's Imagination" at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco's Presidio. She is currently a supervisor and designer for Kernerworks in San Rafael, prototyping and producing medical simulators for trauma training.