Phillip Vaughan is Course Director for DJCAD’s MSc Animation & Visualisation programme at University of Dundee. Phillip is also the creator and Module Leader of the Comic Art & Graphic Novels Expansive Module and has over 17 years’ experience in CG working as a 3D Animator and FMV Cutscene Producer.

Phillip has worked on high profile licenses such as Braveheart, Star Trek, Deathtrap Dungeon, Urban Chaos, Tom and Jerry, Teletubbies, and Wallace & Gromit, subsequently working as a cut-scene producer for Farscape™, a Jim Henson production. He also worked on Brave™ and the highly successful State of Emergency™ franchise. He also realised a lifelong ambition and worked with the creators of Judge Dredd on a video game project for Digital Animations. Most recently he completed all of the animation and front-end work on Superman for DC Comics/Warner Bros, a No.1 selling App on iOS.

His mix of industry experience and understanding of the educational requirements to gain a career in the animation and wider creative industries is invaluable. By the end of this lecture you should have a better understanding of how to achieve this and gain an insight into what you should expect from a University programme such as the Animation and Visualisation Courses at the University of Dundee.