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Meet our tutors

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Meet our Animsquad tutors! We pride ourselves of selecting the best-of-the-best. Each tutor is a (supervising) animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios. All of them have worked on most of these Disney treasures such as Tangled, Frozen, Big Hero 6, Paperman, Wreck-It Ralph, Bolt, etc. They share a wealth of knowledge when it comes to Disney appeal and unforgettable animation performances.

At Animsquad we make sure students get access to tutors who have a passion to pass along the knowledge and know-how of animating beautiful, amazing shots. Each of them pours their heart into teaching and guides students down the difficult but very rewarding path of animating great characters! And when you sign up for our workshops, we do everything we can to honor your tutor choice.


Expert and Intermediate Workshop Tutor: Marlon Nowe has been animating at the Walt Disney Animation Studios for many years. He worked on Disney treasures such as Tangled, Frozen, Paperman, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6 and Bolt to name a few. His passion is bringing characters to life and pass on his knowledge to a new generation of animators.


Expert Workshop Tutor: Malcon Pierce is one of our most beloved tutors. He has a contagious energy and uses his extensive knowledge of appeal to the max. His work speaks for itself: Animation Supervisor on Frozen & Moana, alos animator on Tangled, Big Hero 6, Wreck-It Ralph, Zootopia, Moana. We're very proud to have him at Animsquad!


Expert Workshop Tutor: Hyrum Osmond has been a super star at Disney starting since his days on Bolt! He was the Head Of Animation on Moana and a supervising animator on Frozen. He also animated some amazing shots on Tangled, Paperman, Wreck-It Ralph, Zootopia, etc. Hyrum has a wealth of animation knowledge and experience under his belt and we're very proud to have him on our team!


Expert Workshop Tutor: Daniel Peixe has been a staple at Disney for a long time now. He has animated on amazing projects such as Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia and Moana. He is also a very talented 2D animator and loves to use his traditional animation skills, while animating in 3D.


Expert and 2D Workshop Tutor: Andrew Chesworth is our #1 Disney fan -- he is a human "House Of Mouse" database. He also has an amazing ability of bringing life and appeal to any animated character. He got his feet wet at Disney animating on Wreck-It Ralph and has soared ever since. His work on Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia & Moana is top level and he brings all that to the table when tutoring at Animsquad!


Expert Workshop Tutor: Alberto Abril joined Disney to work on Wreck-It Ralph. Since then Alberto has animated great shots on Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia and Moana. Alberto is teaching the Expert workshop in which he applies his vast knowledge, making sure students get the best critiques possible. Before joining Disney, Alberto worked at WETA and R&H.


Intermediate Workshop Tutor: Michael Woodside started at Disney animating on Wreck-It Ralph. Ever since he has animated on Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia and Moana. Students love Mike's way of teaching, which is very focused yet fun and loose. He has a great way of getting to the core of the issue and help students come to grips with animating tough performances. He is also a Disney connoisseur and even worked at Disney World!


Expert and Intermediate Workshop Tutor: Daniel Klug has been a big part of Animsquad from the beginning. His excitement about the school and what it could be, has guided us making it what it is today. His energetic teaching style is fun and contagious. He has been at Disney since Wreck-It Ralph and has grown to a solid animator with a wealth creative and technical knowledge. He supervised on Moana and is now a supervisor on Wreck-It Ralph II.


Beginner II and Intermediate Workshop Tutor: Frank Abney has been our go-to tutor for the Beginner II Workshop and is doing great teaching the Intermediate. Frank did some amazing work on Frozen,, Big Hero 6 and Kung Fu Panda 3. He has a great ability to boil down his critiques to the essence of what needs to be done to improve the shot. Besides critiquing the work, he loves to elaborate by showing great animation and pointing out why it looks so good. We're very fortunate to have him in our Beginner Workshop.


Beginner I Tutor: we're excited to add the great Daniel Gonzales to our tutor roster. Danny will be teaching the Beginner I class. He has worked on great projects such Wreck-it Ralph, Frozen, Toy Story 3, Big Hero 6, Zootopia and gathered quite the online following. Daniel's ability to break down animation to it's essentials, makes him the perfect tutor for our Beginner I workshop!