Marek Kochout

Supervising Animator
DreamWorks Animation

Marek Kochout has been a professional animator since 1990 and is currently a supervising animator at DreamWorks Animation. He studied traditional animation and started his career at Walt Disney Animation in Australia. In his spare time, he loves motorcycle racing. He is also a huge fan of the original Star Wars trilogy. Marek has been a mentor since 2007 and currently teaches Advanced Acting, the fifth Core Character Animation Course at Animation Mentor.

Marek’s Credits



The Croods

Kung Fu Panda 2

Recent Films

  • Trolls
  • Home
  • Turbo
  • The Croods
  • Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
  • Puss in Boots
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Megamind
  • Shrek Forever After
  • Monsters vs. Aliens

Other Films

  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Bee Movie
  • Shrek the Third
  • Flushed Away
  • Over the Hedge
  • Madagascar
  • Shark Tale
  • Shrek 2
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

Short Films

  • Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters


  • Bartok the Magnificent
  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves
  • The Return of Jafar


  • Quack Pack
  • Timon & Pumbaa
  • Aladdin
  • Bonkers

Courses Taught By Marek

Courses may vary from term to term.


12-Week Course

Tell a complex, two-person story with dialogue.

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