Moon (Wen) Seun

  • B.F.A., metalsmithing and photography, The Cleveland Institute of Art, 1989
  • M.F.A., computer graphics, The Ohio State University, 1994

"There is nothing equivalent to witnessing an 'Aha' moment from students: a twinkle in the eyes soon followed by a burst of creative endeavors. As a professor, I feel privileged to be a part of their artistic journey as a guide and as a cheerleader."

Moon (Wen) Seun | Animation professor

Awards, recognition and honors

IFCT Best New Animation Director; BIMINI Best Animated Film; Best Animation, San Diego Asian Film Festival; First Prize Winner, Beecher Center Digital Art Competition; Best Animation, Great Lakes Film Festival

Previous Positions

Lecturer, The Ohio State University; lecturer, California Institute of the Arts; senior 3-D EFX animator, DreamWorks Animation; digital artist and technical director, Digital Domain; digital lighting designer, Boss Film Studios; founder/director, SimplisticPictures LLC.

Publications and presentations

  • Presentation, The FMX International Conference on Animation, Effects, Realtime & Content
  • "In the Can," Woodbury University
  • A weeklong lecture, Dongseo University in Pusan, South Korea
  • "Artist talk," Walt Disney Feature Animation