Pixote Hunt

Adjunct Faculty


Pixote Hunt director, art director, animator and designer in the film industry with more than 40 years’ experience in animation. A BFA graduate of the School of Visual Arts in media communications. His experience in combining 2D and 3D animation with live action began in 1977. In 1979 he started his career at the Walt Disney studio in Burbank CA. In 1994 he directed, and art directed THE PAGEMASTER and designed the 3D opening and interstitials for FANTASIA 2000.


Eyvind Earle, Walt Peregoy, and Eric Larson were a few of the mentors in his animation career.

Pixote is now working as an instructor, visual development artist and background painter. His unique achievements in film and music have garnered him the honor of being a voting member of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Grammys/Recording Academy.