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Lauria - 2D Animator - Altamonte Springs, FL, USA

Larry Lauria

Altamonte Springs, FL, USA


2D Animator


An award winning director, animator, writer and instructor with over 38 years in the animation industry.

Work History

Professor of Animation

Savannah College of Art

September 2001 - June 2006

Visiting Instructor, International Filmschule in Cologne, workshops in character design, animation, color keys

• Professor of Animation, International Academy of Design and Technology, Tampa, Florida.)

• Artist-in Residence, Savannah College of Art and Design STUDENT COUNCIL Leadership Award for ADVISOR OF THE YEAR.

• Consulting Animation Instructor -- Animation Programs, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

• Program Manager / Animation Instructor -- Animation Programs, The Disney Institute, Orlando, Florida, USA.

• Coordinator / Animation Instructor -- Classical Animation Programs, Senior College Ballyfermot, Dublin, Ireland

• Coordinator / Director / Animation Instructor -- Animagic Animation Project

• Coordinator /Animation Instructor -- Disney Animation Program, Dun Loaghaire College of Art and Design, Dun Loaghaire, Ireland

• Director/Creator / Animation Instructor -- "The Animation Corps", Capital Children's Museum, Washington, DC

• Animation Instructor -- American Film Institute, Washington, DC.

• Animation Instructor -- Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC.

• Instructor/ Assistant Instructor to Chuck Jones - Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California.)

Character Designs/ Development / Projects
• TY B. BEAR AND THE FOAM PEOPLE, children's book


• ART, YARN AND VERSE, a book by Finn MacEoin of illustrations, poems and short stories (coordination and illustration).

• SQUASH McSTRETCH - A Disney character used at the Disney Institute for animation, merchandising (jackets, maquette, pins and animation cels.

• TY B. BEAR - local Savannah Character showcased in magazines and stories, artwork, greeting cards, T- shirts, bumper stickers, advertising and books.

• HENRI, the French art student. - main character design, OUR WORLD film ..and CROSSING THE LINE (in production).

• BULLETHEAD - Washington D.C. 's NBA teams mascot- appeared in laser disc short...

Dublin Junior Film Festival in Dublin, Ireland (twice)

Disneyana Convention

1995 and 1996
International Museum of Cartoon Art
Columbus Museum of Fine Art
St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Art
Savannah College of Art and Design
CineMagic Festival in Belfast in Northern Ireland (twice)
CineMagic Festival in Derry in Northern Ireland
Dublin Junior Film Festival in Dublin, Ireland (twice)
Public Animator # 1

Qualifications & Certifications

Art Center College of Design


Art Center College of Design

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