Education is about so much more than information. We want to develop your skill set, but we also want to develop your character. Our team of mentors is passionate about working closely with you to give you the insight and skills you'll need to start your career.
Michael Jones Founder Michael has served as a professional motion designer for the last decade. He’s worked for brands such as Nike, Microsoft & Adidas. Now a full time entrepreneur serving the MoGraph Mentor team and student body.Twitter · Blog · Portfolio
Steve Savalle Mentor Steve is an award winning Animator, Designer and Sr. Art Director based out of Detroit. He offers extensive experience in the process, animation, and pushing students to break through their own walls.Vimeo · Portfolio
Colin Hesterly MentorColin is an award winning Director and Artist. In 2014 he was named one of the top artist under 30 by the Art Directors Club. He's written and directed several short films and various commercials including "World of Motion" and "The Mighty T". He is currently developing his first animated series for children.Twitter · Vimeo · Portfolio
Jorge R. Canedo Mentor Jorge is an Art Director, Designer, and Animator at Giant Ant in Vancouver. Jorge is a master animator and visual artist who pushes his students to improve their ability as artists and problem solvers.Twitter · Vimeo · Portfolio
Tony Zagoraios Mentor Tony is an award winning motion designer mainly recognized for his unique style and approach. He keeps redefining himself creatively but there is always a very distinctive and unique resonating voice behnd his work.Vimeo · Portfolio
Ryan Summers Mentor Ryan is a Motion Graphics Artist currently based in Los Angeles. He has worked for Imaginary Forces crafting high end production.Twitter · Vimeo
Alex Mapar Mentor Alex Mapar is a Director, Illustrator and Animator currently based in New York. He has created a number of high end works with an emphasis on story and a unique visual style.Twitter · Vimeo · Portfolio
Ariel Costa Mentor Ariel is a Director, Designer and Animator currently working at Buck in LA. He has a unique visual style and has created stunning works for a number of high end clients.Twitter · Vimeo · Portfolio
Lucas Brooking Mentor Lucas is an Illustrator, Designer and Animator with a wealth of high-end experience. Formerly working with Giant Ant in Vancouver, Lucas is currently freelancing for a number of studios.Twitter · Vimeo · Portfolio
Sander Van Dijk Mentor Sander is a designer and animator currently based out of New York. With an emphasis on strong design and polished animation, Sander pushes his students to refine their process and improve their quality.Twitter · Vimeo · Portfolio
Handel Eugene Mentor Handel is a designer and animator currently working at Royale in LA. A graduate of Full Sail University, Handel has a polished style with a strong ability in 3d works.Twitter · Vimeo · Portfolio
Andrew Embury Mentor Andrew is a designer and animator currently working as a freelance director in Canada. As an award winning motion designer, Andrew is commited to the highest level of quality for himself and his students.Twitter · Vimeo · Portfolio
Christal Huth Admissions Director Christal guides students through the admission process and being available as a resource throughout their experience with MoGraph Mentor. Christal lives in Los Angeles with her husband Bobby, their son Caleb and their crazy dog Ollie.Facebook
Allison Song Community Leader Allison has a degree in marketing from Northeastern University. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and loves being creative in her free time.Portfolio
Dave Keller Curriculum Director
(Design) Dave is the Design Director at NewSpring Church and has a degree in New Media from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He has worked in both small design shops and corporate firms on the west and east coast.
Robert Huth Curriculum Director
(Animation) Bobby works as an Animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios. He has worked on films such as: Wreck it Ralph, Rio and Ice Age 3. He was an animator on PaperMan which won the Oscar for best animated short in 2012.
We pledge to honor your investment in this program by giving our full effort and attention to your educational experience. We pledge to match your enthusiam and passion for learning by giving our all as your mentors. And we pledge that you'll go further, faster, with our mentors.