Chris Somerville is an award winning Animator and Art Director who has collaborated with several animation shops in Toronto for the past thirteen years, spending the majority of his commercial career as a Senior Art Director with Alliance Atlantis. Chris is a 3D Animation and digital design specialist, and is a Professor of Computer Animation and Modeling in Maya. His work has appeared on every major U.S. and Canadian Network with numerous television commercials, TV show openings, film titles, and broadcast network branding projects to his credit.
Chris continues to study digital design and animation as he concludes his studies in the M.F.A, Interactive Design and Game Development from the Savannah College of Art and Design. While teaching 3D Animation and Modeling, Chris continues to work as a professional digital interactive installation sculpture artist.
Professor of Animation, B.A Animation, Sheridan College since 2011
Graduate of Centennial College, Graduate Diploma, Digital Animation, 1998.
Graduate of Sheridan College & University of Toronto, Art & Art History, 1993.