James Bourne – Wishing Star Studios
James Bourne is a recent graduate of Brigham Young University’s Center for Animation specializing in storyboards and layout. Since graduating he has freelanced for a wide variety of clients including Blue Sky Studios.
Born in Rochester, Minnesota and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, James has been drawing for as long as he can remember. As a kid, he grew up watching Disney, Animaniacs, Batman and the earliest films of Dreamworks animation and Pixar. From watching these films he developed a love for visual story-telling and took this passion into storyboarding for three animated shorts at BYU, and several independent live action films.
James Bourne aspires for a career in story boarding for animation. At the expo he will be selling his comic anthology, Reality Not Included, a compilation of art and comics from him and his friends at Brigham Young University. He is publishing
James’ current portfolio can be found at: www.jimmybstoryporty.blogspot.com