Mentor at Animation Mentor
Animator at Pixar
Victor Navone is a traditional artist and computer animator. He has a degree in Fine Arts from the University of California, Irvine and worked for several years in the computer gaming industry as a conceptual designer and 3D artist. In 1998, Navone began studying 3D character animation in his spare time. One of his early animation exercises, Alien Song, went on to become a popular viral clip on the internet and caught the attention of Pixar Animation Studios, who hired him as a full-time animator in 2000. His animation credits include the films Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars, and WALL-E, where he earned a character development credit.
He has also co-directed a series of shorts titled A Cars Toon for television.
You can view Victor Navone's portfolio and blog at www.navone.org