Free Workshop Replay

Discover the World of Computer Animation

Featuring
Michael Tanzillo

Featured Courses

  • Academy of Animated Art Intro to Maya Workshop

    Intro to Maya

    Created by Michael Tanzillo
    $399
  • Academy of Animated Art Intro to Maya Workshop

    Intro to Maya

    Created by Michael Tanzillo
    $399
  • Academy of Animated Art Intro to Maya Workshop

    Intro to Maya

    Created by Michael Tanzillo
    $399

Event Details

Gain an introduction to 3D Animation with Michael Tanzillo, he'll uncover secrets of the world of animated films, and how artists make otherworldly images with computers so you can make some beautiful images yourself.

Featuring

  • Michael Tanzillo
    Michael Tanzillo

    Michael Tanzillo

    Mike is one of the Co-Founders of the Academy of Animated Art and currently the head of the Training Department at Blue Sky Studios. Previously, Mike worked as a Lighting Artist for over a decade and his lighting credits include Ferdinand, Peanuts, The Rio Franchise, Epic, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Scrat's Continental Crack-up, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, and Spies in Disguise (2019). Along with lighting, he has also received credits as a Compositing Artist and Sky Artist. Michael began his career as a photographer and studio artist after completing his BFA degree in Photography from Ohio State. Michael switched his career focus and began freelancing as a 3D artist. He attended the Savannah College of Art and Design and received his MFA in visual effects before joining Blue Sky Studios in 2008.