instructor profiles Mark Walton
Artistry in Story boarding for animation
Mark Walton is an American story artist who has worked on 24 animated feature projects since 1997, including Tarzan, Home on the Range, Chicken Little, Meet the Robinsons, Turbo, Rio 2, and the upcoming Duck Duck Goose. He has also provided the voices for Barry & Bob the Longhorns in Home on the Range, Goosey Loosey in Chicken Little (and its video game), and for Rhino the Hamster in Bolt - for which he was nominated for an Annie Award - as well as the short film spin-off Super Rhino and related video games. Some of the studios he's worked for include Walt Disney Animation Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Blue Sky Studios, Duncan Studio, and Original Force. He has also taught storyboarding at CalArts, Academy of Art San Francisco, Westwood College, and UVU.