The back-to-back winner of the Philadelphia Fire Prevention Play Competition for "Best Actor" (1986-1987), Richard O'Connor was trained by Jesuits and then Marxists in Aristotlelian Poetics. He began his career in the plastic arts with renowned illustrator R. O. Blechman at his commercial production company The Ink Tank. There he developed his skills as a producer and director before moving on to Asterisk Animation, where he was responsible for nearly 100 productions including animation for several Hollywood films, documentaries, television productions and commercials. In 2011, he opened Ace & Son Moving Picture Co., LLC and has continued to produce, direct and edit and range of interesting things. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and lectured at the School of Visual Arts, NYU and Pratt, and written on animation history, theory and practice for lots of industry publications only a handful of people have ever seen. His studio's website is www.aceandson.com.
Class Schedule, Fall 2013
|08:30AM - 11:20AM|
01:00PM - 03:50PM
|Collaborative Animation Wkshp|