Larry Bafia

Larry Bafia

Vancouver BC Canada

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Head Of Animation

Metamorphosis (2018)

Head Of Animation

Bubble Me (2007)

Animator

CyberWorld (2000)

Visual Effects Coordinator

Mission: Impossible II (2000)

Animator

Antz (1998)

Animator

A Simple Wish (1997)

Animator

Batman & Robin (1997)

Animator

Brain Donors (1992)

Claymation Production Assistant

Moonwalker (1989)

Lead Animator

Meet the Raisins! (TV Short 1988) (1988)

Animator

A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987) (1987)

Work History
  • Senior Lecturer, Masters of Digital Media program

    Centre For Digital Media

    January 2010 - Present

    Teaching "Projects 1" and animation electives. Faculty Adviser for Student/Industry projects

  • Animator

    My Computer

    August 2008 - Present

    Freelance Animation Director for film, television and games

  • member

    Visual Effects Society

    2008 - Present
  • Board member

    SPARK CG

    2011 - 2014
    Vancouver BC

    Vice President for a non-profit society that promotes and celebrates the animation, visual effects, games and digital media community

  • VP Faculty & Business Development

    VanArts

    June 2009 - September 2010
  • Chair, SPARK Animation

    Spark

    May 2008 - September 2010
  • Department Head of Animation & Visual Effects

    Vancouver Film School

    September 2003 - August 2008


    Managed Faculty and Curriculum for Classical Animation, Digital Character Animation and the 3D Animation and Visual Effects Programs. 200+ students per year

  • Commercial Director

    DreamWorks Animation

    1996 - 2002
  • Animation Director (commercials and effects)

    DreamWorks Animation

    1995 - 2002
  • Senior Animator

    Warner Bros. "Stickman Productions"

    May 1995 - December 1995


    Senior animator for the stop motion unit on Tim Burton's "Mars Attacks".

  • Volunteer

    Creative Music Guild

    1990 - 1995
  • Master Animator

    Will Vinton Studios

    1987 - 1994
Education
  • Columbia College Chicago

    1971 - 1973