Our Team

  • The Animation program has one full-time instructor and a number of part-time instructors who work in the animation industry. As our course is based on industry production practices, it's important that we remain involved and current in the ever changing computer animation industry.

  • Adam Sale
    Certified Softimage XSI Instructor, Certificate 3D Animation & Digital Effects (Vancouver Film School), Autodesk Master
    Program Coordinator & Instructor - Digital Visual Effects & 3D Animation

    Adam co-founded Joncrow Entertainment in 1998. The company has serviced a varied portfolio of corporate clients in Film, Broadcast, Print and Games; B ... [more]

    Adam Garland
    Instructor - 3D Animation & Digital Visual Effects

    Adam is a graduate of the Digital Animation program at Capilano University. He has over 15 years of experience dealing with computer technology and co ... [more]

    Andy Bartlett
    Instructor - 2D Animation

    Andy has extensive experience as an animator, storyboard artist, designer and director designer. Andy studied at Sheridan College and has worked on a ... [more]

    Ben Anderson
    Instructor - 3D Animation - Bosa Centre for Film & Animation

    Ben is currently an Animation Supervisor at Method Studios. As past graduate of both the Commercial and Digital Animation programs at Capilano, Ben ha ... [more]

    Craig Simmons
    Diploma Digital Art & Design, Diploma Fine Arts (TRU), Certified Instructor Development (NewBrunswick)
    Program Coordinator and Instructor - 3D Animation and Summer Intensives

    Craig is a graduate of the Thomson Rivers University with diplomas in Digital Art & Design and Fine Arts. In the past twenty years Craig has worked as ... [more]

    Don PerroDon Perro
    Program Coordinator and Instructor - 2D Animation

    Don founded Capilano’s animation department in 1994 after working in the industry as an animator, character designer, storyboard artist and director i ... [more]

    Florian Wagner
    Instructor - 2D Animation

    A graduate of Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg’s Institute of Animation and Visual Effects in Ludwigsburg, Germany, Florian has worked in the animation ... [more]

    Glenn Sylvester
    3 year Diploma of Applied Arts, Classical Animation, Sheridan College
    Coordinator/Instructor - 2D Animation & Visual Development

    Glenn’s Animation career began over 30 years ago working on children’s TV shows and the film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”.  Since then he has worked arou ... [more]

    Jane Department Assistant
    Department Assistant - Animation

    Jane is the backbone of the animation programs at Capilano University, providing administrative support for the students and faculty. She is the  ... [more]

    Michael van den Bos
    Instructor - 2D Animation

    Michael van den Bos has worked in the Vancouver animation industry for 22 years. For 18 of those years, Michael was a producer of animated theatrical  ... [more]

    Moh Ghoreishi
    Instructor - 2D and 3D Animation

    Moh is our master life drawing guru and has been with the program since it began. Moh studied animation at Sheridan College and Algonquin College and  ... [more]

    Seng Lau
    Instructor - 3D Animation

    Seng is a graduate of the Commercial and Digital Animation programs at Capilano University. Seng has been working in the animation industry for many ... [more]