OLIVER ACKER

Head of Cartoon Network Animation Academy twofour54

Bio

20+ years working in the animation industry. Supervised artistic teams in animation production. Character animator for CG Disney TV Japan and 2D Disney Feature France. Developed and executed production training. Supervisor, consultant, and trainer for animation and game studios such as Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, BigPoint Germany and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) Singapore. Areas of specialization include animation direction, supervision, CG character animation (Maya), 2D character animation and training. Develop and execute production focused ramp-up training to prepare animation artists for production. My training method is pre-production and production focused and simulates a realistic, demanding pipeline and team work environment. The program prepares artists by developing creative, technical, communication and problem-solving skills.