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Our Mentors

Animation Mentor’s courses are taught by professionals within the animation and visual effects industries. The mentors run their classes like real productions, ensuring that you learn how to take important feedback and direction while still meeting your deadlines with the best possible results. Find out a little more about our mentors below.

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Mentor Name
Aaron Hartline1 Mentor RosterAaron HartlineAnimatorPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
Mentor Alan Rogers Mentor RosterAlan RogersAnimatorid SoftwareAnimation
Mentor Allison Rutland Mentor RosterAllison RutlandAnimatorPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
Mentor Alvise Avati Mentor RosterAlvise AvatiAnimator SupervisorFramestore LondonAnimation
Mentor Andrew Park Mentor RosterAndrew ParkSenior AnimatorImage EngineAnimation
Mentor Anthony Wong Mentor RosterAnthony WongAnimatorPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
Arslan Elver Mentor RosterArslan ElverAnimation SupervisorFramestoreAnimation
Mentor Beau Pratt Mentor RosterBeau PrattMaya Workshop InstructorAnimation MentorAnimation
Mentor Boola Robello Mentor RosterBoola RobelloSenior AnimatorInsomniac GamesAnimation
Mentor Brendan Gottlieb Mentor Roster
Brendan GottliebAnimatorDisney AnimationAnimation
Mentor Brian Mendenhall 2 Mentor RosterBrian MendenhallAnimation SupervisorTippett StudioAnimation
Mentor Brian Ward Mentor RosterBrian WardAnimatorAnimation
Mentor Cameron Pratt Mentor RosterCameron PrattMaya Workshop InstructorAnimation MentorAnimation
mentor Carlos Baena Mentor Roster
Carlos BaenaAnimator, Co-FounderNightWheel Pictures
Animation Mentor
Mentor Chadd Ferron Mentor RosterChadd FerronAnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Chad Stewart Mentor RosterChad Stewart3D Visual Development Artist - AnimatorSony Pictures AnimationAnimation
Mentor Charles Alleneck1 Mentor RosterCharles Alleneck

AnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Chris Hurtt 3 Mentor Roster
Chris HurttAnimation SupervisorFramestore FilmAnimation
Mentor Claudio Oliveira Mentor RosterClaudio OliveiraAnimationPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
Mentor Craig Harris Mentor RosterCraig HarrisSenior AnimatorBlizzard EntertainmentGames
Chris Mullinsuse this one Mentor RosterChris MullinsAnimatorTippett StudioAnimation
Mentor Dave Segarra Mentor RosterDan SegarraAnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
mentor Dana Masson Mentor RosterDana Boadway MassonFreelance Animator/Senior MentorIndependent ContractorAnimation
Mentor Dave Vallone 2 Mentor RosterDave ValloneCinematics Animation SupervisorArenaNetAnimation
Mentor Dave Vasquez Mentor RosterDave VasquezAnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor Dave Weatherly Mentor RosterDave WeatherlyAnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor David Burgess Mentor RosterDavid BurgessAnimation SupervisorAnimal Logic VancouverAnimation
Mentor David Tart Mentor RosterDavid TartOwnerRMALAnimation
Mentor Derek Esparza Mentor RosterDerek EsparzaPrincipal Animation DesignerRespawn EntertainmentAnimation
Mentor Derek Friesenborg Mentor RosterDerek FriesenborgDirectorFigment StudiosAnimation
Mentor Dimos Vrysellas 2 Mentor RosterDimos VrysellasCreative DirectorCircus Ink EntertainmentAnimation
Mentor Don Kim Mentor RosterDon KimSenior Character AnimatorJam Filled EntertainmentAnimation
Mentor Drew Adams Mentor RosterDrew AdamsAnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Eddie Prickett Mentor RosterEddie PrickettSenior AnimatorSony Pictures ImageworksAnimation
Mentor Elliott Roberts 2 Mentor RosterElliott RobertsSenior AnimatorOculus VRAnimation
Mentor Erik Morgansen Mentor RosterErik MorgansenAnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Ethan Hurd Mentor RosterEthan HurdDirector of AnimationDeluxe Animation StudiosAnimation
Mentor GregKyle Mentor RosterGreg KyleAnimatorLAIKAAnimation
Mentor Greg Whittaker Mentor RosterGreg WhittakerSenior AnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Guido Muzzarelli Mentor RosterGuido MuzzarelliAnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Jack Parry Mentor RosterJack ParryAnimatorParry Animation StudiosAnimation
Mentor James Chiang Mentor RosterJames ChiangAnimation DirectorFreelanceAnimation
Mentor James King Mentor Roster
James KingLead AnimatorFramestore LondonAnimation
Mentor Jane Stewart Mentor RosterJane CassidyAnimatorPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
Mentor Jason Martinsen Mentor RosterJason MartinsenLead Animator Sony Picture ImageworksAnimation
Mentor Jason Taylor Mentor RosterJason TaylorOwnerLittle Zoo StudioAnimation
Mentor Jay Davis Mentor RosterJay DavisAnimatorAnimation
Mentor Jay Jackson Mentor RosterJay JacksonAnimatorUniversal StudiosAnimation
Mentor Jean Denis Mentor RosterJean-Denis HaasSenior Lead AnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Jeff Joe Mentor Roster
Jeff JoeAnimation DirectorThe Christian Broadcasting NetworkAnimation
Mentor Jeremy Lazare 2 Mentor RosterJeremy LazareAnimation SupervisorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor Joe Antonuccio1 Mentor RosterJoe AntonuccioSupervising AnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor John Nguyen Mentor RosterJohn NguyenAnimation DirectorDisney Digital LearningAnimation
Mentor John Vassallo Mentor RosterJohn VassalloSenior Character AnimatorSony Pictures ImageworksAnimation
Mentor Jon Collins1 Mentor RosterJon CollinsCreative DirectorLimitless Ltd.Animation
Mentor Jordan Brantner Mentor Roster
Jordan BrantnerAnimatorJellyfish PicturesAnimation
Mentor Keith Sintay Mentor RosterKeith SintaySenior Character AnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Kevin Andrus Mentor RosterKevin AndrusAnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Kevin Koch Mentor RosterKevin KochPrinciple AnimatorGuerrilla GamesAnimation
Mentor Leigh Rens Mentor RosterLeigh RensAnimatorFreelanceAnimation
mentor Liron Topaz  Mentor Roster
Liron TopazSupervising Animator / DirectorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Marek Kochout Mentor RosterMarek KochoutSupervising AnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Mario Orlando Mentor RosterMario OrlandoCharacter AnimatorILMxLabAnimation
mentor Mark Donald Mentor RosterMark DonaldSupervising AnimatorDreamWorksAnimation
Mentor Mark Oftedal1 Mentor RosterMark OftedalAnimatorAnimation
Mentor Martin Hopkins Mentor RosterMartin HopkinsAnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Mathew Rees 2 Mentor RosterMathew ReesSupervising Senior AnimatorAardman AnimationAnimation
Mentor Matt Garward Mentor RosterMatt GarwardPrincipal AnimatorHangar 13 GamesAnimation
Mentor Michelle Meeker Mentor RosterMichelle MeekerAnimatorFreelanceAnimation
Mentor Michael Amos Mentor RosterMike AmosAnimation SupervisorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Mike Belzer Mentor Roster
Mike BelzerAnimatorValve SoftwareAnimation
Mentor Mike Gasaway Mentor RosterMike GasawayDirector/ScreenwriterAnimation
mentor mike kunkel Mentor RosterMike KunkelStory and Development ArtistSony Feature AnimationAnimation
Mentor Michael Stern Mentor RosterMike SternAnimatorPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
Mentor Nate Wall1 Mentor RosterNate WallDirecting AnimatorPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
mentor nayoun charoenchai1 Mentor RosterNayoun CharoenchaiCharacter AnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Nick Bruno Mentor RosterNick BrunoSupervising AnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor Nicole Herr1 Mentor RosterNicole HerrSenior Character AnimatorFreelanceAnimation
Mentor Nick Kondo Mentor Roster
Nick KondoLead AnimatorSony Pictures ImageworksAnimation
Mentor Pat Danaher Mentor RosterPatrick DanaherAnimatorDisney AnimationAnimation
Mentor PaulAllen1 Mentor RosterPaul AllenSenior Animatorid SoftwareAnimation
Mentor Peter Kelly1 Mentor RosterPeter KellyAnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Ray Chase 2 Mentor RosterRay ChaseSenior Animatorid SoftwareAnimation
Mentor Ray Ross Mentor RosterRay RossSupervising AnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor Reid Johnson Mentor Roster
Reid JohnsonAnimation DirectorUndead LabsGames
Mentor Richard Fournier Mentor RosterRichard FournierAnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor Robyn Powell Mentor RosterRobyne PowellCharacter AnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Ross Norcross Mentor Roster
Ross NorcrossSenior AnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Ryan Bradley Mentor RosterRyan BradleyAnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Ryan Vicik Mentor RosterRyan VicikAnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Sandra Ni Chonaola Mentor RosterSandra Ni ChonaolaAnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Sean Sexton Mentor RosterSean SextonSupervising AnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Mentor Scott Farrell Mentor Roster
Scott FarrellAnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor Scott Lemmer Mentor RosterScott LemmerLead AnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor Shad Bradbury Mentor Roster
Shad BradburyDirectorFreelance
Mentor Shahbaaz Shah Mentor Roster
Shahbaaz ShahSenior Character AnimatorTelltale GamesGames
Mentor Shaun Freeman Mentor RosterShaun FreemanAnimatorWETA DigitalAnimation
Mentor Shawn Kelly Mentor RosterShawn KellyLead AnimatorIndustrial Light & MagicAnimation
Mentor Sidney Kombo Kintombo Mentor Roster
Sidney Kombo-KintomboSenior Animation SupervisorWETA DigitalAnimation
mentor skylar surra Mentor Roster

Skylar SurraSenior Character AnimatorRiot GamesGames
Mentor Spencer Roberts Mentor RosterSpencer RobertsMaya Workshop InstructorAnimation MentorAnimation
Mentor Steve Cady Mentor RosterSteve CadyLead AnimatorHybride VFX StudioAnimation
Mentor Steve Cunningham1 Mentor RosterSteve CunninghamSenior AnimatorReelFXAnimation
Mentor Stuart Ellis Mentor Roster
Stuart EllisLead AnimatorFramestore LondonAnimation
Mentor Susan Dehdari Mentor Roster
Susan DehdariAnimatorJellyfish PicturesAnimation
Mentor TDan H Mentor RosterT. Dan HofstedtAnimation SupervisorWarner Bros. AnimationAnimation
Mentor Tarun Lak Mentor Roster
Tarun LakAnimatorPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
Mentor Travis Tohill 2 Mentor RosterTravis TohillAnimatorBlue Sky StudiosAnimation
Mentor Tim Ingersoll Mentor Roster
Tim IngersollAnimatorDreamWorks AnimationAnimation
Victor Navone1 Mentor RosterVictor NavoneSupervising AnimatorPixar Animation StudiosAnimation
mentor warren goff Mentor Roster
Warren GoffSenior Character AnimatorRiot GamesGames