Chris McDonnell Headshot Animation Faculty


Chris McDonnell teaches an “Intro to 2D computer animation” class at the University of the Arts. When not teaching, Chris works on television and book projects.

He made animation for the TV shows Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!, Kroll Show, Comedy Bang Bang!, Eagleheart, Portlandia, Yo Gabba Gabba, Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job!, and Tom Goes to the Mayor. Chris’s books include Sasquatch’s Big Hairy Drawing Book and Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi.  He works from his studio, McD Workshop, in Philadelphia.

He is a founding member of the Meathaus comics/art collective and posts at and publishes anthologies of sketchbooks and comics. Chris also contributes to the animation blog where he features intriguing work from all over the cartooning world.


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