John Webber

A.A., advertising design, St. Clair County Community College-Port Huron, 1991

"I've always been a kid at heart. My mind is always thinking of imaginative things, places or people. The camaraderie of working with like-minded young people is fuel for me. Most students are motivated and passionate - always exploring new mediums and constantly learning. I enjoy taking my experience and passing it on to the students while being a student at the same time. The industry is fast-changing, and I enjoy getting in the trenches and learning alongside students."

John Webber | Animation professor

Previous Positions

Animator, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Burbank, California, Orlando, Florida, 1991-2004; clean-up, "Pines of Rome" sequence in "Fantasia 2000"; rough in-betweener, lead characters of "Pocahontas" and "Hercules"; character animation, Mushu from "Mulan," lead characters in Disney's "John Henry," Lilo from "Lilo and Stitch," Kenai in "Brother Bear"; co-founder, Project Firefly Animation Studios, responsible for numerous client-based projects including the completion of more than 20 percent of the animated feature film "Curious George"; digital animation lab assistant, Full Sail University