Our Alumni

Animation Mentor alumni — much like the rest of our community — stretch the globe as they showcase their creativity. They also serve a vital role in the overall Animation Mentor experience by helping current students with their coursework, answering questions about the industry, and offering a glimpse of life in the real world. Best of all, it is never difficult to find our Animation Mentor alumni…check out the success stories below.

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Theresa Adolph
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“Animation Mentor is like an apprenticeship from the convenience of your own home. For me it was easy, I wanted to become an animator, so I went to AM, and it was one of the best decisions I have ever made.”

Theresa Adolph Alumni
Shawn Wilson
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“The Animation Mentor community creates an environment which facilitates a network of support; allowing us to take our animated works to new heights. The journey at AM has changed my life.”

Shawn Wilson Alumni
Rob Somers
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“I’ve attended many different schools in my life, but none were as endlessly supportive and in-touch with their students as Animation Mentor. From Class 1 to Graduation and beyond! AM is the reason I’m living my dream as an animator today!”

Rob Somers Alumni
David Rodriguez
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“The incredibly talented mentors and a vibrant community really made it possible as well as ridiculously fun to learn. It has positively impacted my life way more than I could have ever imagined.”

David Rodriguez Alumni
Cheryl Darbey
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“Before Animation Mentor came along, I spent 9 years taking animation courses that did nothing to improve my skills. I got hired at my first studio before I had finished the program and I haven’t looked back.”

Cheryl Darbey Alumni
Travis Howe
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“Animation Mentor went above and beyond all of my expectations, not only giving me the confidence I had been lacking, it also introduced me to a whole world of quirky, like-minded people that have become a second family to me.”

Travis Howe Alumni
Robert Makin
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“I now have friends all around the world, who I keep in touch with regularly, swapping stories and critiquing each other’s work. AM really was a life changing experience and I’m a far better animator for it.”

Robert Makin Alumni
Adam Kaszycki
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“Animation Mentor provided me with an amazing community of dedicated peers who will be friends and colleagues for life! The community-based tools really allow us to help and inspire one another during school and beyond.”

Adam Kaszycki Alumni
Lonnie Baranco
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“There’s a crazy level of excitement and support you can feel in this program!”

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Patrick Rossano
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“It has always been my dream to make movies and Animation Mentor made that happen. Through the online community I made friends that I will have for the rest of my life. There isn’t an online school that can beat Animation Mentor.”

Patrick Rossano Alumni

Alumni Sightings