Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Advanced Computing Center for Art and Design, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MAIN CAM. Project: A Physically-based Simulation Approach to Three-Dimensional Computer Animation.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Art, FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE
  • Master of Fine Arts, Art, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA. Project: Reality as the Artist's Intent

Biography

Craig Caldwell, USTAR (Utah Science Technology and Research) Professor, Digital Media Cluster, University of Utah. Industry experience: 3D Technology Specialist, Walt Disney Feature Animation in Burbank, CA (i.e. Tarzan, Dinosaur, Chicken Little, Meet the Robinsons etc.) and Creative Training at Electronic Arts, Tiburon Studio. Academic  background includes Head of the largest FilmSchool in Australia at Griffith University; known for its interdisciplinary program in Film, Animation, and Games. Previously was Head of the Media Arts Department at University of Arizona and Associate Director of the Triestman New Media Center. Currently Director of Arts Track, Master Games Studio, UofU; focus on story development.  Have presented at conferences such as SIGGRAPH, View Conference, and Mundos Digitales.