Andrew Gordon has been animating characters professionally for over 14 years. He joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1997 where he has been an animator on A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and most recently, Ratatouille. The characters he has worked on include Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Gill, from finding Nemo and Edna Mode, the costume designer in “The Incredibles.” He recently finished production animation on Ratatouille. His work also included directing several promotional spots for Broadcast, Web and Blueray content. Recently, he has supervised animation for Pixars’ new short film to be released with “WALL•E”. He is currently working on Toy Story 3.
Mr. Gordon studied animation in Vancouver and NY, and prior to his work at Pixar, he worked in the Looney Tunes division of Warner Brothers. He was awarded “Outstanding Character Animation in an Animated Motion Picture” by the Visual Effects Society for his work in Finding Nemo.
He has been teaching animation in California since 2000. He has lectured on animation around the world, including Masterclasses in China, Spain, Singapore, Austrailia and Italy. He is a contributing teacher to Animation Mentor and the CSU Summer Arts program. He is one of the founders of Spline Doctors, a blog/podcast dedicated to animation education. He is currently teaching and developing the new animation department at California College of Art in Oakland.
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Write me at:
Pixar Animation Studios
1200 Park Ave
Emeryville, Ca 94608
Attn Andrew Gordon