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Rick Villeneuve

Rick Villeneuve Canadian Rick has been in the animation industry for over two decades and has developed, designed and animated on a great variety of productions for television and film. His feature film work includes Heavy Metal, Ferngully, The Last Rainforest, The Miracle Maker, The Princess and the Goblin, Otherworld, Toto Sapore and The Secret Realm.

Rick designed and directed the film Merlin and the Dragons- An Animated Tale of the World for S4C. Merlin was selected for various international festivals including Anifest, Czech Republic, Cartoons on the Bay, Italy, Anima Mundi, Brazil, and BAF!,UK. He has also illustrated the children’s book The Fairy Cow published in Tokyo, Japan in 2006. He is currently lecturing in animation at the University of Glamorgan.