Last modified: Sunday, July 18, 2010
Kristen Kolada and Seth Caplan of Montrose, Calif., announce their engagement.

Kolada, daughter of Slavomir and Judi Kolada of Bow, graduated from Bow High School in 1998 and earned a bachelor's degree in communications with a concentration in radio, television and film from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. She is a production department manager at Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, Calif.

Caplan, son of Richard Caplan of Chicago and Judy Caplan of Brookline, Mass., graduated from Francis W. Parker School in Chicago in 1995, earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts and a bachelor's degree in film from the University of Texas at Austin and earned a master's degree from the American Film Institute. He is a film producer in Los Angeles.

An Aug. 14 wedding in Monterey, Calif., is planned.