Jason Ryan Dreamworks Supervising Animator
JASON RYAN was Supervising Animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios for almost twelve years and is now Supervising Animator at DreamWorks Animation Studios.
After graduating from the European School of Animation (aka Senior College, Ballyfermot), Ireland in 1993, with a student of the year award from Don Bluth (creator of An American Tail and Land Before Time), Jason started straight in as a 2D animator working on various German feature productions. After a brief time in London as an Animator in computer games Jason got the call from Walt Disney Animation Studios in 1995 to animate on Fantasia 2000 (Tin Soldier segment), Dinosaur (Kron and Carnataur), Animation Supervisor on Magic Lamp (CG genie in 3D), Animation Supervisor on Mickey’s Philharmagic (classic Disney characters in CG and 3D) and Supervising Animator on Chicken Little (the character Chicken Little). At Dreamworks Animation he was a Supervising Animator on the movie Monsters vs Aliens and is currently a Supervising Animator on Shrek4.
While working back in Ireland as an animator Jason also worked as a classical animation Instructor for the European School of Animation and curing the production of Chicken Little he was a mentor with Animationmentor.com.
Animation Tutorials: http://jasonryananimation.com
Live Webinars: http://jrawebinar.com
Jason is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit CTN-X 09 and share his knowledge about, you guessed it, “animating”.
CTN Member Jason Ryan