Here you are the main teachers and professionals involved in the Master. Our goal is to establish a connection between the animation industry / independent filmmakers and our students. Masterclasses and workshops with first level professionals are mixed with an wide program conducted by the resident teachers.

TIM ALLEN                                                                                                    THIAGO CALÇADO

TIM ALLEN Profesional Stop motion animator (Guest). He has been part of Frankenweenie and Corpse Bride by Tim Burton, Shaun the Sheep, Creature Comforts of Aaardman Animation,  Fantastic Mr  by West Anderson, Magic Piano, Peter & the Wolf, Postman Pat,… and in many shortfilms, comercials, TV series. Actually working at West Anderson film “Isle of Dogs” www.TimAllenAnimation.co.uk

THIAGO CALÇADO  Profesional Stop motion animator (Guest). He worked as a director and animator with major animation companies around the world like Laika (USA), Birdo and Vetor Zero (Brazil), Clay Animation (Spain) and Qvisten (Norway). Bigger projects: the Cannes Gold Lion-winning “War on Drugo” (2014) and the last Laika’s feature film “Kubo and the Two Strings” (2016). Actually working at West Anderson film “Isle of Dogs” www.calssado.com

BARRY PURVES                                                                                                                                   AVI FEIJÓ

BARRY PURVES Stop Motion Animation director (Guest). Nominated for an Oscar and BAFTA, as well as theater director and author of reference books about animation. He has worked on feature films, Mars Attacks! King Kong and directed/animated shortfilms like “Next” or “Tchaikovsky”. www.barrypurves.com

ABI FEIJÓ Stop Motion Animation director (Guest). Most known by his works in cut-out, sand animation, ..etc. ASIFA International and “la Casa da Animação-Associación Cultural” President. www.ciclopefilmes.com

IAN MACKINNON                                         LILIANA SWIRSKA                        ESTUDIO GRANGEL

IAN MACKINNON Puppetmaker (Guest) Co-owner of the most important puppetmakeing company in the world. They have worked on feature films such as: Mars attack, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Corpse bride, Bob the builder, etc.  www.mackinnonandsaunders.com

LILIANA SWIRSKA Head of Puppetmaking (Guest). His biggest project was for Qvisten Animation  in the feature film “Solan and Ludwigwww.qvistenanimation.no

ESTUDIO GRANGEL Character design (Resident). Character design studio in Barcelona working internationally in Animation feature films like El príncipe de Egipto, Hotel Transylvania, Spirit, Madagascar and Corpse bride with Tim Burton.  www.grangelstudio.com

FRANK MARIA MARCOS                             ANNA ISAICHKINA                              ANTONI PINENT

FRANK MARIA MARCOS  Head of master program (Resident). He has created a lot of  TV bumpers like Super3, Anima, No me la puc treure del cap, for TV3. 20 year experience on teaching.  www.animaldia.com

ANNA ISAICHKINA  Costume designer (Resident).

ANTONI PINENT Experimental film producer and maker (Resident). Film curator for programs like Xcèntric del CCCB. Co-founder of the magazine Cabeza borradora. Actually producing the feature film “Macbeth: The Empire State”

FERNANDO POMARES                                      IRENE IBORRA                              EDU PUERTAS

FERNANDO POMARES Animation director (Resident) He created the shortfilms Alto Sauce and Morning Cowboy, the feature film Death in La Alcarria, and he is in developement of a large list of projects like Cheeky Anna in France with the animation studios Les Armateurs in collaboration with Folimage.  Actually director at Talking tom series. www.traveloguestudio.com

IRENE IBORRA Stop motion animation director/animator and scriptwriter (Resident). Directed short films including Citoplasmas en medio ácido and Click. Tv series Cuentos Celestes. Co-founder of Citoplasmas studio and the co-author of the hildren’s literary series: Los 7 cavernícolas. www.citoplasmas.com

EDU PUERTAS Stop motion filmmaker/animator and puppetmaker (Resident). Directed short films including Citoplasmas en medio ácido, Foamy and Click. Co-founder of Citoplasmas studio and Kineticarmatures brand. Also a passionate stop motion youtuber. www.citoplasmas.com


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By Daniele Zedda • 18 February


By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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