Wednesday nights at CSUN celebrate women in media, and this week will honor several women who carved a niche for themselves in the field of animation. Shawna Mills (DreamWorks, Lucasfilm, Cartoon Network), Sidney Clifton (Black Panther, Hellboy) and Ashlyn Anstree (DreamWorks, Nickelodeon, JibJab) are the special guests in an evening co-sponsored by Women in Animation. The event is free; daily parking permits on campus run $8. CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge; Wed., Oct. 17, 7 p.m.; free. (818) 677-1200, csun.edu.