Liron Topaz

Supervising Animator / Director
DreamWorks Animation

Liron Topaz has been a professional animator since 2009 and is currently a supervising animator and director at DreamWorks Animation. He studied traditional animation and landed an animation internship at Sony Pictures ImageWorks. Liron joined DreamWorks Animation and was able to write and direct the award-winning animated short, Bilby. He loved animation as a child and is so excited to be an animator as an adult. Liron currently teaches Advanced Body Mechanics and has taught the Creature Animation Workshops.

Liron’s Credits


How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Kung Fu Panda 2

Recent Films

  • The Bad Guys
  • The Croods: A New Age
  • Abominable
  • How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World
  • Kung Fu Panda 3
  • How to Train your Dragon 2
  • The Croods
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Alice in Wonderland

Short Films

  • To Gerard
  • Bilby – Director and Writer
  • This Side Up – Director


  • Sonic Mania Adventures

Courses Taught By Liron

Courses may vary from term to term.


12-Week Course

Tell a complex, two-person story with dialogue.

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