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Nicole Herr

Senior Character Animator
Netflix Animation

Nicole Herr has been a professional animator since 1996 and is currently an senior Animator at Netflix Animation. She has had an extensive career working on 50+ films, video games, and television projects as a character animator, previs/layout artist, and animation director. One of her first film jobs was helping to restore the original Fantasia animation that was then used in Fantasia 2000. She was later part of the Oscar-winning team that worked on The Jungle Book. Nicole has been a mentor since 2007 and has taught most of the courses at Animation Mentor. She designed and teaches the Previsualization Basics for Animators Workshop, in addition to the Creature Animation Workshops and Body Mechanics.

Nicole’s Credits

Ghost of Tsushima

The Lion King

The Jungle Book

Guardians of the Galaxy

Recent Films

  • The Lion King
  • Rampage
  • Power Rangers
  • The Jungle Book
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • The Rum Diary
  • Real Steel
  • Green Lantern
  • Sucker Punch
  • Hop
  • Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
  • The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Iron Man 2
  • Furry Vengeance
  • G-Force
  • Watchmen
  • Speed Racer
  • I Am Legend
  • Surf’s Up
  • Ghost Rider
  • Open Season
  • Superman Returns

Other Films

  • Monster House
  • Bewitched
  • The Polar Express
  • Freddy vs. Jason
  • The In-Laws
  • X2: X-Men United
  • Solaris
  • Stuart Little 2
  • Spider-Man
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Riding in Cars with Boys
  • Evolution
  • Hollow Man
  • Fantasia 2000
  • Stuart Little
  • Practical Magic
  • Doctor Dolittle
  • Sphere
  • Hard Rain
  • Titanic
  • Ashes of aradise
  • Air Force One
  • Face/Off
  • Smilla’s Sense of Snow
  • The Beautician and the Beast
  • Jerry Maguire
  • Space Jam

Short Films

  • The Chubbchubbs!
  • Pepe & Lucas
  • Overnight Delivery


  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Apex Legends
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Batman: Arkham Origins


  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
  • The Flash
  • Supergirl
  • Arrow
  • Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United


  • Apple: iMac with Retina 5K display – The Evolution of Retina
  • Amazon.com: The New Kindle Voyage
  • Game of Thrones: Dragon
  • McDonald’s: Earth’s Treasure
  • Stratego
  • Batman: Arkham Origins

Courses Taught By Nicole

Courses may vary from term to term.


12-Week Course

Learn to animate realistic bipedal movement.

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Previs Basics
for Animators

6-Week Workshop

Quickly animate, layout, and stage shots for production.

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Creature Animation:

12-Week Workshop

Animate creatures and animals with guidance from pro VFX animators.

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