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Aaron Batara


Adjunct Faculty


Aaron Batara grew up on the island of Oahu in Hawaii and moved to California in 2000. He attended the Academy of Art University San Francisco where he studied under Pixar Story Artist Rob Gibbs as well as Pixar Character Animators.

Aaron has worked as a professional storyboard artist in television, toys, games,

theme park attractions, and commercials. His recent clients include DreamWorks TV, Walt Disney TVA, Universal Studios Japan, Paramount, Brown Bag Films/Nickelodeon, and Rooster Teeth.

He has also worked in story on animated international features in China and Malaysia.

Aaron is well-versed in all the modern digital toolsets and believes in continual self- improvement with the philosophy that learning is a life-long pursuit.