Tutors

First Class Animation Tutors

The tutors at Animation A Team are all widely experienced in animation for film, games and special effects. Working on a variety of projects ranging from Hollywood blockbusters to children’s films, the team of tutors at our animation school have impressive portfolios and a range of skills to pass on to you.

For more information about the experience and education of our tutors, view the profiles of Rob Hemmings, Darren Rodriguez, Chuck Duke and Alex Williams below.

Film Animation Supervisor and Tutor, Rob Hemmings BSc (Hons) MSc.

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Rob has 18 years experience in the 3D industry, over 10 of these as a specialist visual effects creature animator on feature films, companies worked at include: Henson’s Creature Shop, MillFilm, MPC, Framestore and Double Negative. Previously a Senior, Lead and Animation Supervisor on a wide range on movies including the first four Potter movies, Hellboy II, The Dark Knight, AvP, 10000BC,  his most recent film project was John Carter where he worked as Animation Supervisor with Pixar director Andrew Stanton, before leaving to setup the Online Creature Animation School.

Feature Film Animation Supervisor on:

John Carter-Disney (2008)
10,000 BC(2008)
Terror Birds, Vulture and Sabre Tooth Sequences 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)


Feature Film Senior Animator on:

The Dark Knight (2008)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
(2001)
Lara Croft: Tomb Raide2 (2001)

Robs Creature Animation Reel

One of the three creature sequences Rob supervised on 10000bc: Terror Bird – 10000BC from rob hemmings on Vimeo.

Some examples of non creature, keyframed VFX animation work Rob completed at Double Negative: Chopper animation. The Dark Knight.

Creature commercials Rob has animated.


 




Senior 3D and Stop-Motion Character Animator and Tutor Chuck Duke.

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Growing Up in Seattle Washington, Chuck Duke’s passion for animation was inspired by the magic of Ray Harryhausen’s animated creations in the film, “The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad”. At the age of 13, Chuck tried to re-create those images using his Dad’s Super-8 camera. In 1977 the movie, “Star Wars” fueled his passion to create film magic and would lead to a 30 year international career animating over 20 Film and Television productions.

Over the past 20 years Chuck has had the privilege to learn from the very best in the Stop-Motion industry. From legendary puppet animator, Phil Tippett to Directors Henry Selick, Wes Anderson and Tim Burton. Chuck has contributed to such celebrated Stop-Motion features as James and the Giant PeachFantastic Mr Fox, and recently released, “Frankenweenie”. Chuck is currently working at Phil Tippetts studio in San Francisco.

REEL Stop-Motion from CHUCK DUKE on Vimeo.

RUNG from CHUCK DUKE on Vimeo.

Character Animator and Tutor Luis Batista.imdb-logo2-300x193





Contact our friendly tutors today for more information about any of our animation courses here

 

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