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Assistant Professor

David MorrisonContact Information

Education 

  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, Full Sail University
  • B.F.A., Applied Media Arts, animation focus, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Motion Graphics 
  • Intro to 3D Animation
  • Classical Animation
  • 3D Character Animation
  • History of Animation
  • Fundamentals of Animation
  • Community Animation Project

Background

David Morrison studied animation at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He started his career as a production assistant for Brand New School in New York City before moving on to become a freelance animator. This allowed him to work with many clients, such as Syfy Channel, T-Mobile, HBO, CBS, TED-Ed, among others. During his time in the industry he has held several leadership positions at various studios, including senior animator at Click 3X. Morrison continues to work as a freelance animator in the industry while teaching at Point Park University. 

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  •  Animation
  •  Motion Graphics
  •  Creative Writing
  • Drawing
  • Character Design

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Freelancers Union
  • 11 Second Club
  • Animation Meetups

Selected Works

  • TED-Ed: The Surprising Cause of Stomach Ulcers, animator
  • T-Mobile Holiday Message, animator
  • T-Mobile - T-Mobile Plans Nationwide 5G, Animator
  • Slope Explainer Video, animator
  • TED-Ed: How To Master Your Sense of Smell, animator
  • Women Who Rock animated logo, designer and animator

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