Mike Peraza

Mike Peraza

We are bringing some Disney Pixie Dust magic to SiouxperCon Retromania!

We are absolutely honored to announce that Disney Imagineers Mike and Patty Peraza will be featured guests for this year’s show September 30th to October 2nd at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

Mike Peraza is an award-winning designer with 45 years of experience creating magic for Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Television, Walt Disney Comics, Walt Disney Imagineering, Lucasfilm, Hanna-Barbera, FOX Studios, MGM, Sony and Universal Studios. He has worked with legendary filmmakers such as Tim Burton (classmates at CalArts), Steven Spielberg and George Lucas and 8 of the 9 Old Men. From working as Art Director for Disney’s The Little Mermaid on the big screen or designing DuckTales for the small screen, Mr. Peraza’s talents have helped shape the animation world, and usher in the fabled Disney Renaissance.  

Mike went on to have a key hand in the concepts of animated features for film, TV and games  including projects such as: Fox and the Hound, Mickey’s Christmas Carol, The Black Cauldron,  The Great Mouse Detective, TRON, The Little Mermaid, Return to OZ, Gummi Bears, Duck tales, Chip and Dale, Rescue Rangers, Talespin, Goof Troop, Darkwing Duck, Who Framed  Roger Rabbit, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Return to OZ, Return to Neverland, Stuart Little,  Junglebook 2, Tarzan 2, Alice in Wonderland and others. Mr Peraza’s recent assignments for  Walt Disney Imagineering include CARSLAND, New Fantasyland, Shanghai Disney Resort,  and PIXAR Pier.  

Mike and Patty will be on the vendor floor throughout the convention and have a featured panel during the weekend. Come out and meet this amazingly talented couple.