• MFA in Computer Visual Effects Animation from Savannah College of Art and Design 
  • BS in Film, Television, and New Media from San Diego State University 


Prior to joining the Animation department at Otis College, Chad worked as an assistant professor at the University of Utah, teaching 2D and 3D animation. He recently worked on Avatar: The Way of Water as a facial motion capture animator and a post-visualization compositor. Chad also has a wide range of experience internationally and cross-culturally. He spent over a decade producing and teaching visual effects and animation in Asia, including Imagimax Studios, Thailand; Base FX, China; Curtin University, Malaysia; and Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, where he worked on shows like Munki and Trunk and The Journey: A Voyage. Before the incredible opportunity to work and live overseas, Chad worked in Hollywood on over 20 feature films and television shows, including Jerry Maguire, As Good As It Gets, and The Simpsons.   

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Clients/Employment History:

  • Lightstorm Entertainment 
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment 
  • Walt Disney Studios 
  • Gracie Films 
  • Laurence Mark Productions 
  • Columbia Pictures 
  • Nickelodeon