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Meet Mike Belzer, Returning Mentor and Valve Animator

Throughout his 30+ year career, Mike Belzer has worked on feature films, short films, stop motion films, video games and more—and now he’s back...

Meet the Annie Award-Nominated Horizon Zero Dawn Animators from Animation Mentor!

Horizon Zero Dawn is one of our favorite games of 2017—and of all time! So, we were ecstatic when we heard that three Animation...

10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!

It’s always exciting to see our students going on to do great things—and it’s ESPECIALLY exciting to see them recognized for it! This year...

Welcome to the New Animation Mentor Campus!

We have big news! Animation Mentor is going to look and feel a lot different starting in the Winter 2018 Term. You may have...

Animation Mentor Student Showcase 2017

It’s that time again! Time for the 2017 Animation Mentor Student Showcase! Can you tell we’re pumped? This year’s Student Showcase features 16 students...

Meet Your New Mentors: Jeremy Lazare and Tim Ingersoll

We’re pretty pumped for you to meet your newest mentors, Jeremy Lazare from Blue Sky Studios and Tim Ingersoll from DreamWorks. Welcome, mentors! We...

Introducing the Shaman, A Mystical Animation Mentor Character Rig

Meet Aristotle—also known as the Shaman! He’s the third and final character in our Horde lineup and was created in partnership with our friends...

Animation Mentor Student Showcase 2016

It’s been 11 years since Animation Mentor opened its doors to the public as the first online animation school. Seriously, think about that. That’s...