Stephanie Martinez-Arndt- A heart winning Story ..From the Dobie to Infinity ... and Beyond!

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Here’s to the heartwarming story of how a History student found a position behind the scenes of a Disney film that brought her childhood dreams to life.

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Stephanie Martinez-Ardnt grew up in a family of Disney and Pixar lovers, with Disney merchandise all over her house

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 In 2010, when Stephanie and her brother were college-bound, they went with their family to the Dolby-Theatre to see Toy Story 3.

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She was able to bring to life her love for the Disney Franchise as a part of the behind-the-scenes crew on Lightyear, the new movie for the beloved Buzz Lightyear

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She knew from a young age that she wanted to be in the entertainment industry

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After a series of internships, Stephanie ended up at Pixar, working as a production coordinator for the effects department on Lightyear

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She said that the film was a perfect learning curve for her to have a first foray into effects.

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Her work was to ensure equal distribution of responsibilities across different departments.

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This included shifting projects around, working to solve tech issues, and keeping an eye on deadlines for deliverables.

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 She is currently having a hard time believing her journey from the sets of the Dobie to the premiere of LightYear.

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She believes that it will feel real and tangible when she gets to see the movie with her mom.

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