Brian E.F. Oakes
Brian E.F. Oakes holds an MFA from the University of Southern California, School of Cinema-Television. His award-winning animated films have screened at festivals around the world. He worked at Twentieth Century Fox Feature Animation and Blue Sky Studios on the films Ice Age and Robots. He has taught digital and traditional animation and art at schools around the country including Rhode Island School of Design in the Department of Film, Animation, and Video. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Media and Film at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. He is currently working on an untitled independent animated film. He lives in New York City. More info at Brian E.F. Oakes was awarded a Production grant at USC in 2000 for Theremin: Out of the Ether