Greg Whittaker

Senior Animator
DreamWorks Animation

Greg Whittaker has been a professional animator since 1994 and is a senior animator at DreamWorks Animation. Greg is a classically trained animator who started as a background artist at Chuck Jones Film Productions. He went on to work on almost all of the most popular DreamWorks films, including the How to Train Your Dragon and Kung Fu Panda franchises. Greg was born and raised in an avid ice hockey Canadian town, but ironically didn’t play his first ice hockey game until he moved to Southern California. He has been a mentor since 2007 and currently teaches the advanced animation courses, Introduction to Acting, Advanced Acting, and Feature Animation Acting & Polish.

Greg’s Credits

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The Croods: A New Age

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Kung Fu Panda 2

Recent Films

  • The Boss Baby: Family Business
  • The Croods: A New Age
  • Abominable
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  • The Boss Baby
  • Trolls
  • Kung Fu Panda 3
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • Mr Peabody and Sherman
  • Puss in Boots

Other Films

  • The Croods
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa
  • Bee Movie
  • Flushed Away
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
  • The Road to El Dorado
  • The Prince of Egypt

Short Films

  • Marooned
  • Bilby
  • Trolls Holiday
  • Eek the Cat!
  • Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special
  • Another Froggy Evening
  • Superior Duck
  • Father of the Bird
  • Pullet Surprise
  • From Hare to Eternity

Courses Taught By Greg

Courses may vary from term to term.

to Acting

12-Week Course

Make your characters come alive with emotion.

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12-Week Course

Tell a complex, two-person story with dialogue.

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Feature Animation
Acting & Polish

12-Week Course

Animate a shot the pros would be proud of and finish your demo reel.

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