Jason Strougo (BArch, BFA - Rhode Island School of Design) has been a VFX & CGI Director since 1992.
Jason is a two-time Emmy award winning director who has collaborated with award winning live action directors as well as other studios to produce:
Jason is a proven leader, a former professor of animation at School of Visual Arts for undergraduate and graduate programs with students having gone on to work at Pixar, Sony Pictures Imageworks, BlueSky Studios, Dreamworks, Digital Domain and more.
Throughout his career, he has been responsible for all aspects of animated / VFX productions. As an animator & director, Jason has created hundreds of CG spots, hands-on. His talents range from live action / CG integration, to full up character animation, as well as visual effects supervision for CG related live action.
As a department lead, he has been responsible for building and managing teams of 50+ artists. Jason has been a key member of productions worldwide, combining his unique, wide range of skill sets.[parent] => 38 [count] => 36 [filter] => raw [term_order] => 94 )
A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Willy Hartland has carved out a distinguished career in animation.
A recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Film, and many international film awards, Willy writes, directs, and animates his own films for the Web, TV, and Film. He has also worked as a storyboard artist on 3 feature films, and numerous TV shows, among them MTV’s “Beavis and Butthead.”
In recent years he has begun experimenting with digital media like Flash and After Effects, pioneering new animation techniques which combine clay models and cut-outs, and are evocative of Eastern European animation.