Marisa (Ginger) Tontaveetong is a multidisciplinary Creative Director/ Producer with a specialization in digital/animation production and and the executive director of 501c(3) ASIFA-SOUTH International Animation Society-South. She has worked on animation production for feature films, advertisements, tv-series, explainer videos, and more in various mediums. With 12+ years of design background with an MFA in Animation and B.Tech in Computer Graphics/ Multimedia. As an Oscar long-listed animated shorts director, she holds an O1B Extraordinary Ability Visa. She is an independent animation producer and pipeline consultant for various studios and clients such as School of Humans studio in Atlanta and Ubongo, an edutainment animation studio in Tanzania. With a passion for the synergy of tech automation in the creative field and a passion for improving the creative industry, she is currently a strategic adviser for ACM SIGGRAPH in the nurturing and digital presence committee.