Tony White is a British Academy Award-winning animation director, animator, author, educator and consultant. At the beginning of his career, he studied advanced animation techniques with some of the finest masters of the art-form. Specifically: Ken Harris (original lead animator of "Bugs Bunny," "Roadrunner," etc.), Art Babbit (original lead animator on "Pinocchio," "Fantasia," etc.) and Richard Williams (3 times Oscar winner and author of "The Animator's Survival Kit"). Tony is currently animation program director and instructor at the non-profit, AIE-Seattle (www.theaie.us). Tony is founder of "Drawassic" (www.drawassic.com), a ground-breaking animation studio that seeks to preserve, teach and evolve the art-form of traditional animation in this digital age. Tony's ultimate dream is to establish a unique atelier-style studio/academy of advanced animation - where talented student graduates can gain industry experience through apprenticing with master professional animators while working on unique, ground-breaking animated films. Tony's current best-selling books include: "The Animator's Workbook"; "Animation from Pencils to Pixels ~ Classical Techniques for Digital Animators"; "How To Make Animated Films" and "Jumping Through Hoops: The Animation Job Coach", "Animator's Notebook" and "The Animator's Job Coach".
Name: Tony White
Lives in: Seattle, Washington
Occupation: Animator, Author, Director, Producer and Screenwriter