Our tutors are the best-of-the-best.

Each tutor has worked as a supervising animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios. We've worked on Disney treasures such as: Tangled, Frozen, Big Hero 6, Paperman, Wreck-It Ralph, Bolt, and more. We share a wealth of knowledge about Disney appeal and unforgettable animation performances.

At Animsquad, we make sure our students have access to tutors who have a passion about sharing the knowledge and know-how about animating beautiful, amazing shots. Our tutors pour their hearts into teaching, guiding students down the difficult, but very rewarding, path of animating great characters. When you sign up for our workshops, we do everything we can to honor your tutor choice.


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Marlon Nowe 
Expert Workshop Tutor

Marlon has been animating at the Walt Disney Animation Studios for many years. He has worked on Disney treasures such as: Tangled, Frozen, Paperman, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6, and Bolt - to name a few. He's passionate about bringing characters to life and passing on his knowledge to new generations of animators.

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Malcon Pierce
Expert Workshop Tutor

Malcon 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 and Moana, also animator on Tangled, Big Hero 6, Wreck-It Ralph, Zootopia, and Moana. We're very proud to have him at Animsquad.

 


Daniel Peixe Expert Workshop Tutor

Daniel Peixe 
Expert Workshop Tutor

Daniel 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. 

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Andrew Chesworth
Expert and 2D Workshop

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!

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Hyrum Osmond
Expert Workshop Tutor

Hyrum 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!

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Alberto Abril
Expert Workshop Tutor

Alberto 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.

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Daniel Klug
Expert and Intermediate Workshop Tutor

Daniel 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.

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Michael Woodside
Intermediate Workshop Tutor

Michael 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!

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Jeffrey Engel
Intermediate Workshop Tutor

Jeffrey has been successfully teaching the Intermediate and Expert workshop at Animsquad. We're very excited to have someone like him who can handle great acting combined with amazing mechanics. Jeffrey has done stellar work on Moana, Zootopia, Frozen, etc, but also had a stint at WETA, hence the strong mechanics skill set.

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Frank Abney
Beginner II and Intermediate Workshop Tutor

Frank has been our go-to tutor for the Beginner II Workshop and is doing great teaching the Intermediate. Frank did 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.

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Daniel Gonzales
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 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!

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Jeff Williams
Beginner I Tutor

Jeff is our latest addition to the Animsquad team. He has been working at Disney since Big Hero 6 and has done a lot of work on the Frozen short-films. Zootopia and Moana feature amazing animation done by Jeff. We're very grateful to have him on our team and he is the perfect tutor to teach our Beginner I class!

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