Raul Aguirre Jr.
January 2011- Present
Animation Instructor Gnomon School Of Visual Effects.
December 2010 – Present
Director of Pre Production Animatic for Mijos Animated TV Pilot
Jan 2008 – Present.
- Executive Producer
at Studio Raul an animation boutique I own and operate.
Some of the services I provide are
- Animation Development
- Pre Production and Production design
- Commercial Illustration
- Web design and development
Jun 2007 – Jan 2008.
Storyboard Revision Artist. FOX Television Animation’s Family Guy.
Sep 2006 -Apr 2007.
Storyboard Artist. Mike Young Productions
Aug 2006 – Dec 2006.
Storyboard Artist. Animotion Works, Inc.
Oct 2005 – Aug 2006.
Creator, Co Executive Producer, Writer, Director, Designer, Storyboard, Voice Director.
Nickelodeon Animation Studios my short called Hero Heights. It can be seen at www.studioraul.com
Apr 2004 – Sep 2005.
Lead Visual Development Artist and Character Designer Headstart Entertainment and Toon Farm Animation
Jan 2003 -Mar 2003 Storyboard Supervisor Film Roman Studios
Sep 1994 – Nov 2002. Assistant Animator/Rough Inbetweener. Walt Disney Feature Animation
- Home On the Range: Rough Assistant Animator – Buck ,
- Treasure Planet: Rough Assistant Animator – Long John Silver,
- Atlantis: Clean Up Animator – Milo & Atlantean King,
- Fantasia 2000: Clean Up Animator – Firebird Suite,
- Tarzan: Clean Up Animator – Young Terk,
- Hercules: Clean Up Animator -Young Hercules,
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Clean Up – Phoebus
- Pocahontas: Clean Up – Miscellaneous Characters
- April 2009 Sketch Theater Group Exhibition at the Gnomon School Hollywood CA
- October 2009 Night of the Sparrow Geeks in Whittier California.
- August- December 2009 3 group shows Casita Del Pueblo Whittier California.
- August 2009 Edge of L.A. Comic-con Animation FEST!
- January 2010 Geeks Comics Animation GetDown!
Matthew Ellis Metropolis Talent
Education and Training
Jun 2002 – Oct 2000
Glendale Community College 3D Digital Animation MAYA
Jan 2002 – Sep 2002
MJ Lalo Creating Voices Studios Voice over and voice acting course.
Nov 2001 – Feb 2002
Walt Disney Feature Animation,
Improvisational acting course to help with my animation performances.
Jun 1994 – October 2002
Oct 1999 – Aug 2002
Animation Assistant Glen Keane at Walt Disney Feature Animation,
I was the Protégé of Glen Keane On Treasure Planet giving me as of this day, the honor of being the last Artist trained by Glen in Traditional Animation.
Jun 1994 – Sep 1994
Walt Disney Feature Animation Internship
Oct 1993 – Mar 1994
Mount San Antonio College Life drawing.
Sep 1990 – Jul 1992
The Laguna College of Art and Design,
2 years of foundation studies towards a Bachelor’s in Illustration.
Nov 1988 – Sep 1994 Rowland Animation
The comprehensive hands on Rowland Animation Program run by Dave Master.
- Animation Guild local 839,
- San Gabriel Valley Cartoonistas
- The Guild of Artistic Intent
English and Spanish. Both spoken and written.