Nassos Vakalis is an EMMY award winner animator, storyboard artist and animation director. He was born and raised in Athens, Greece and studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts in the USA. He worked as an animator, animation supervisor and storyboard artist for many Animation Studios such as DreamWorks Animation, Warner Bros, Paramount, and Sullivan-Bluth and Universal/Illumination. In addition, Nassos has been the main pre-production and storyboard artist for the popular ESPN channel series “Off Mikes” for which he received an EMMY award. Nassos also wrote and directed 130 episodes of the Internet animated series “Crime Time” which reached 25 million views worldwide. In the Greek entertainment business he is known as the co-founder and co-owner of the company Time-Lapse Pictures through which he co-produced with ERT and the Greek Film Center a number of animated projects. Over the years Nassos Vakalis has also produced and directed several internationally awarded short animated films. Today he lives with his wife and children in Los Angeles, USA where he works at the Warner Bros Animation.
Name: Nassos Vakalis
Lives in: Glendale, California
Occupation: Animator, Director and Storyboard Artist