Tinseltown and gown: Jan Pinkava

March 27, 1998

(Photograph) - Tinseltown and gown: Jan Pinkava, a University of Wales, Aberystwyth, graduate won an Academy Award Oscar for his short computer-animated film, Geri's Game. Dr Pinkava, who has a first in computer science and a PhD in sensory robotics, works for California-based pixar Animation Studios. He beat four other nominees, including Joanna Quinn, of University of Wales College, Newport.

Photograph by REUTERS

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