Nasheet Zaman earned a BA in Computer Science and English followed by an MS in Computer Graphics from Cornell University. She worked for nearly a decade in Los Angeles and one year in Toronto, contracting as a Technical Director and Lighting/Compositing Artist at Sony Imageworks, Rhythm & Hues, Arc Productions, and Disney Animation. She has worked on films including Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, and Big Hero 6. She also co-directed an independent animated short film, One Per Person, which won awards at the Northeastern Ohio Film Festival, London International Filmmaker Festival, and California Women's Film Festival. Currently, she is working in a dual role as VFX Supervisor at Ohio Film Group and Visiting Faculty at Columbus College of Art & Design.