Animation Director, Jam Filled Entertainment
Ray graduated from Ottawa's Algonquin College animation program in 1999. He began working as a traditional key animator on children's television series such as "Tales From The Cryptkeeper", and "Franklin The Turtle". In 2003, he started his career as a digital animator. He continued to work on kids shows such as "Carl Squared" and "The Cat In Ihe Hat". In the span of a decade, he had worked for half a dozen studios in Ottawa. producing work as a character designer, and traditional and digital animator. In 2011, he joined Jam Filled Entertainment as a character animator working on "Camp Lakebottom". He started work as an animation supervisor for Jam Filled in 2015 on "The Loud House", and continued to supervise until 2019. At this time, he became an animation director for Jam Filled. His has directed on "Final Space", "The Casagrandes", and is currently working on "Clone High".
Ray is a graduate from Ottawa's Algonquin College. He started work as a traditional key animator, then as a digital animator on children's television series. He is currently an animation director at Jam Filled Entertainment, having worked on "Final Space", "The Casagrandes" and "Clone High".
1:45PM - 2:45PM
The Animation Directors Panel
Animation directors define the style of motion for a show or movie, guiding large teams of animators to focus an eclectic array of talents on creating a cohesive end product. Sounds easy enough, right?
We gather a roundtable of animation directors working on a variety of different projects at studios across Ontario to discuss their experience, swap stories and compare notes on the day-to-day duties of directing animation!
Moderator: Spencer Moreland Director of Programming, TAAFI