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Mark Walsh


Adjunct Faculty


A Pixar artist for 18 years, Mark has had a hand in nearly every Pixar film, from A Bug’s Life to The Good Dinosaur. He was the writer-director of Partysaurus Rex, the directing animator of Finding Nemo, the supervising animator of Ratatouille, the director of multiple TV commercials, and contributor to Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc, The Incredibles, Presto, Up, and Toy Story 3. 

Most recently, Mark created AR StoryTime application for Facebook, the first interactive VR character for Sony Playstation, and now, a startup that designs artificial intelligence to make animated characters into virtual, interactive agents.

Mark is a graduate of of CalArts, where his student film “Extra Crispy” won a student Emmy. A life-long student of human behavior, he is known for bringing emotion and humor into his art.