A graduate of Cal Arts, currently directing at his own studio in Madrid, the SPA Studio. In his early career he started working for Disney. He was Animation Supervisor for Doppler, Tantor, one of the main animators on Hades and Frollo. He is the creator of Despicable Me and the Character Designer for Rio among many other smaller productions. Sergio has great stories about his time at Disney and inspiring tales of how he came to be the owner and director of the SPA. Sergio is a wonderful speaker and hugely inspiring person I know you’ll enjoy this one, every bit as much as I do!
Sergio’s CTN Talk
Frame by Frame interview with Sergio
Sergio on Acting in Entertainment
Video from the 2012 Animation Masterclass
Tantor animation over on the Pencil Test Depot:
A collection of wonderful Doppler Animation