Animation classroom

Learn from professionals with amazing credits

At SCAD, you'll study under professors who have worked in the world's most prolific studios on the animated masterpieces that have defined generations. Faculty credits include Ice Age, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, How to Train Your Dragon, The Lion King, Pocahontas, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and Titanic among many others.

Program leadership

Marilynn (Max) Almy

Dean, School of Digital Media

Chris Gallagher

Chair, animation

Matthew Maloney

Associate chair, animation

John Webber

Associate chair, animation

Thomas Meseguer

Associate chair, animation

Faculty experience

SCAD animation professors are dedicated to creating once-in-a-lifetime opportunities just for you. Through guest speakers, critiques, portfolio reviews, and more, we help our students establish contacts that often lead to internships and real-world job offers at major animation studios across the country.

Our faculty have worked for some of the best studios and brands in the world, including:

  • Disney
  • Dreamworks
  • Sony

Gain professional experience as a student

You hold success in the palm of your hand at SCAD. With electrifying signature events and unmatched resources, SCAD offers you a diverse and fulfilling student experience that stays with you forever.

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