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Art of Tech – Phil Weinstein
February 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
MAGIC’s Art of Tech series empowers, elevates and inspires innovation within the growing digital technologies industry. The speaker series brings together a wide spectrum of executive level professionals in the areas of Computer Animation, Gaming, Visual Effects, Motion Graphics, Virtual and Augmented Reality.
Phil Weinstein is a veteran of the animation industry. His directing credits include: Hellboy Animated for Starz, Curious George Back to the Jungle for Universal, Disney’s Hercules series, Jackie Chan Adventures for Sony, Scooby Doo Where’s My Mummy for Warner Brothers, Mickey and the Roadster Racers for Disney and Stretch Armstrong for NETFLIX.
He also Produced and Directed Balto: Wolf Quest and Balto: Wings of Change for Universal. Phil began his career as a storyboard artist. Credits include: Darkwing Duck, Winnie The Pooh and The Lion King II. Phil created the main title for The Spectacular Spiderman, and storyboarded most of the musical numbers in the film SouthPark: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut.
Phil won an Emmy award for his work on the CBS special Boo To You Too Winnie The Pooh, was nominated for another Emmy for Hellboy: Sword of Storms and was awarded a Humanitas Prize for producing Balto: Wolf Quest. Phil was a recipient of the Scholastic Art Award in high school.
Phil earned his BFA in Fine art from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He lives with his wife and two boys in Los Angeles, California.