Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Stephen Barnes - 4th Year Mentor

Stephen Barnes is a graduate of the Classical Animation program at Sheridan College and is an instructor at Sheridan, a Director at Max the Mutt Animation School and a Animation Supervisor at Pipeline Studios. Stephen has worked on Disney's Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc., and Geri's Game for Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, CA. His independent works have been screened theatrically in over 15 countries, winning awards in the Berlin International Film Festival's Kinderfilmfest, CBC's Telefest, and the 8th Chicago International Children's Film Festival, among others. He has sat on the selection committees for both the Ottawa International Animation Festival (1996) and the Ontario Arts Council Awards to Artists (Film & Video, 1994) and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Toronto Animated Image Society (1991-1995)