John Serpentelli, founder of Animation Stewdio, directed nearly short 100 films, collaborating with kids, for networks such as Nickelodeon, HBO Family, Noggin, PBS. Serpentelli is currently a Master Lecturer in the Media Arts Department at the University of the Arts. He has taught Media Literacy in the Cheltenham School District and was invited by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to be a panelist for "Creating Critical Viewers". His independent films have won awards in festivals including The American Motion Picture Society, UNICA Festival (Warsaw)and the New York Expo of Short Film. Screenings include the New Museum of Contemporary Art (NYC), ZKM (museum in Germany), Tokyo International Festival, Amnesty International Festival (Amsterdam), Tehran International Festival and the American Cinematheque(L.A.). Serpentelli's films have been reviewed in Variety, The New York Times, Animation Magazine, Moving Pictures Bulletin (London), ICOM magazine and he has been interviewed for the book " Your Career in Animation" Allsworth Press.
As a printmaking student, I discovered that making identical of prints was not as rewarding artistically as the variations the process produced. In fact, it was these variations from one print to the next that lead to my fascination of sequential art and, ultimately, animation.
Class Schedule, Spring 2013
|W||04:00PM - 06:50PM||1st Year Animation|
|08:30AM - 11:20AM|
01:00PM - 03:50PM
|Topics: Commercial Animation|