Graduates Shine in the Industry

Animation Mentor is Everywhere

Animation Mentor was the first online 3D animation school. Established in 2005, we’ve taught over 10,000 animators across 150 countries in 15 years!

Many of our alumni, former students, and mentors have worked on the latest blockbuster films, television, and games. Check out the latest films our students have worked on.

Animation Mentor Students are Animation Rockstars

The most exciting part of being a part of Animation Mentor is watching a film and seeing alumni, student, and mentor names roll through the end credits. Check out how many animators from the Animation Mentor community worked on these blockbuster films:

  • 10 on Elemental (Pixar Animation Studios, 2023)
  • 25 on Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Sony Pictures Animation, 2023)
  • 16 on Nimona (Netflix/Blue Sky Studios, 2023)
  • 25 on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (Framestore/The Third Floor, 2023)
  • 4 on Super Mario Bros. (Illumination Studios, 2023)
  • 14 on The Little Mermaid (Disney Animation Studios, 2023)
  • 30 on Onward (Pixar Animation Studios, 2020)
  • 20 on Frozen II (Walt Disney Animation Studios, 2019)
  • 12 on How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (DreamWorks Animation, 2019)
  • 42 on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Sony Pictures Animation, 2018)
  • 35 on Spies in Disguise (Blue Sky Studios, 2019)
  • 10 on Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Industrial Light & Magic, 2019)

And this is just a small sample of our community credits! We also spot alumni names in the credits of popular video games and TV shows. Animation Mentor is an online school with a global student base and we’re proud that every major studio includes alumni and mentors from our community. We really are everywhere!

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Animation Mentor Alumni Stories

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.

Kolby Krook

Lead Animator
Industrial Light & Magic

Kolby Krook: How I Went From Animation Mentor Student to ILM

Read Kolby’s Story

Ricky Robinson

Senior Game Animator
Warner Bros. Games

How Ricky Robinson Became
a Senior Game Animator

Read Ricky’s Story

Prashanth Cavale

Lead Animator

Behind the Screen with Annie Awards-nominated Alum Prashanth Cavale

Read Prashanth’s Story

Philip To

Senior Animator
Disney Animation Studios

How Zooptopia Animator Philip To Went from Animation Mentor to Disney

Read Philip’s Story

Usman Olomu

Junior Animator
Framestore London

How I Got My Dream Job with Alumnus & Framestore Animator Usman Olomu

Read Usman’s Story

Nick Kondo

Animation Supervisor
Sony Animation

Q&A with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Animator Nick Kondo

Read Nick’s Story

Teresa Storhoff

Blue Sky Studios

Alumni Spotlight: Blue Sky Senior Technical Animator Teresa Storhoff

Read Teresa’s Story

Luis Uribe

Pixar Animation Studios

Q&A with
Pixar Animator Luis Uribe

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Mike Stern

Pixar Animation Studios

Alumni Spotlight:
Pixar Animator Mike Stern

Read Mike’s Story