Festival Director, Animex
Speaking at Animex Talk
A former animator, modeller and designer in the games industry, and now an academic at Teesside University, Chris has been involved in the development of numerous courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and led the team that gained Skillset Accreditation for the University's BA (Hons) Computer Animation.
He’s a consultant at several universities in the UK and USA and an external examiner at Bournemouth University and the University of the West of Scotland. In 2010 he was appointed to the role of Visiting Professor in Animation at the Suzhou Top Institute of Information Technology in China. He has delivered presentations and talks at events and conferences across the world and is a regular contributor to various magazines.