Rita Hsiao’s work on Disney’s critically acclaimed MULAN and Disney/Pixar’s TOY STORY 2 earned her Annie Awards for Outstanding Writing. Along with writing live-action films for Disney, including the ENCHANTED sequel, Rita has also written on films for Will Smith, Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Amy Adams, Emily Blunt and Susan Sarandon.  She has a project in development at Pearl Studios, recently adapted a YA novel for Paramount, and is currently working with Blue Sky studios. Rita got her start writing tv sitcoms, including ALL-AMERICAN GIRL, starring Margaret Cho, and was a consulting producer on the upcoming MIGHTY DUCKS series for Disney + starring Emilio Estevez and Lauren Graham. 

She’s definitely put her degree in Artificial Intelligence to good use.