Digital Animation: Faculty

The Digital Animation Certificate program is under review. Please send an email to CELACAD@sfsu.edu to be added to our mailing list for program updates.

George Gantzer

George Gantzer received a Bachelor's of Science in Design from the Ohio State University (OSU) and a Master of Fine Arts from OSU's Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD). In addition to teaching, George has worked in product prototyping and digital character modeling and rigging. When he's not doing any of those things, George enjoys designing mobile and web graphics.


Dan McHale

Dan McHale is an award-winning animator and artist. His short films "Skip this Film Now" and "RGB" have been featured on Cartoon Brew. His career in animation has taken him to Paris, Berlin, and South India. He has worked on commercials, games and TV series. His paintings of the historic Hamm's Brewery have been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Bay Guardian, and The Huffington Post. McHale earned a B.A. in Cinema Production at San Francisco State University.


Joshua Johnson

Joshua Johnson is a freelance artist, animator and educator living and working in San Francisco. He has spent much of his professional life teaching the art of animation. His fine art work has been featured in galleries across California. When he's not working on bringing characters to life he fills his free time picking a banjo.


Corinne Murchison

Corinne Murchison has been working in the CG industry as a 3D generalist since 2005. She holds a BS in Media Arts and Animation at The Art Institute and a MFA in Animation and Visual Effects at the Academy of Art University. Corinne is a CG artist with a focus on photo realistic character/environment modeling, lighting and shading.