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Rich Moore: Wreck-It-Ralph director AND Summer 2013 Graduation speaker

by | May 16, 2013

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Allow us to introduce Rich Moore.

He is an Emmy Award-winning director for his work on The Simpsons and Futurama and an Annie Award-winning director for Futurama. His recent accolades include an Annie Award for Directing in an Animated Feature Production and an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature — both for Wreck-It-Ralph by Walt Disney Animation Studios.

And one last thing — he is our Summer 2013 Graduation speaker. We are super excited to have someone with Rich’s credentials speak at our graduation. He will no doubt share the wisdom and inspiration … and we cannot wait. Thank you for joining us, Rich.

(Inspirational) History repeats itself
Rich Moore represents the latest in a historical line of amazing and inspiring Animation Mentor graduation speakers:

    Andrew Stanton | Executive Producer and Writer | Pixar Animation Studios
    Dean DeBlois (introduced by Glen McIntosh) | Director | DreamWorks Animation
    Dennis Muren | Visual Effects Supervisor | Industrial Light & Magic
    Lee Unkrich | Director, Writer, and Editor | Pixar Animation Studios
    Charles Alleneck | Digital Artist and Lead Animator | Industrial Light & Magic
    Dave Burgess | Head of Character Animation | DreamWorks Animation
    Tim Johnson | Director and Executive Producer | DreamWorks Animation
    Glen McIntosh | Animation Supervisor | Industrial Light & Magic
    Pete Docter | Director and Writer | Pixar Animation Studios
    David Schaub | Animation Supervisor/Sr. Supervising Animator | Sony Pictures Imageworks
    Eric Darnell | Director and Writer | DreamWorks Animation

Summer 2013 Graduation and Gala
Saturday, August 3
We have a big celebration planned with Classes 25, 26, 27, and 28. With such a big event, we must limit attendance to the graduating classes only — with two (2) guests per graduate. However, all Animation Mentor students and alumni — along with two (2) guests per attendee — are welcome to the Gala immediately following graduation. Circle the date — Saturday, August 3 — and see you in San Francisco.

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