Tina O'Hailey

Tina O'Hailey

Tina O'Hailey

Tina O'Hailey

Dean, School of Digital Media
  • B.F.A., computer animation, Ringling School of Art and Design, 1993
  • M.Sc. IT, object oriented programming, Regis University, 2002
First year at SCAD:

"It is humbling and inspiring to see how 20 students in a classroom can all look at the creative problem at hand a completely different way. I am forever learning and guided by the students' limitlessness."


Artist development trainer, having taught artists in every department of the animation and game production process including the games and films: "Madden," "NCAA," "Superman," "Prince of Egypt," "Mulan," "Lilo and Stitch," "Dinosaur" and "Brother Bear"

Awards, recognition and honors

Supervising professor, "Quercus Venenum," 2008, screened at Daytona Film Festival and Savannah Film Festival; supervising professor, "Jaguar McGuire," 2009, premiered at AtlantAmation 2010; supervising professor, "Drag N' Fly," 2010


SAAS: Atlanta Animation Society Student Group faculty advisor

Publications and presentations

"Hybrid Animation: Integrating 2-D and 3-D Assets," published by Focal Press 2010

Previous Positions

Disney, DreamWorks, EA

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • ANIM 280 3-D Character Setup and Animation
  • ANIM 395 Group Project in 3-D Animation
  • ANIM 440 2-D and 3-D Compositing
  • ANIM 450 Industry Insight: Los Angeles
  • ANIM 714 3-D Cartoon Character Animation
  • ANIM 736 2-D Collaborative Project
  • ANIM 737 3-D Collaborative Project
  • ANIM 750 Industry Insight: Los Angeles