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Artist in Residence

David MorrisonContact Information

Education 

  • B.F.A., Applied Media Arts, animation focus, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Motion Graphics and Visual Effects
  • Intermediate Animation
  • Classical Animation

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, and is currently the head of animation at Black Powder Design. 

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