Guru president and creative director Frank Falcone visits Sheridan

Four members of Guru Studio’s, including president and creative director Frank Falcone, are at Sheridan College today to help students with their portfolios. In the past the animation department have spent a lot of time and energy hosting American studios like Disney and Pixar. However, we have incredible home talent like Nelvana and Guru who have consistently hired our graduates. Frank graduated from the Art and Art History program, which is joint with Sheridan and UTM. He currently chairs the Program Advisory Committee as well. Guru Art Director Brandon James Scott will also be in attendance. Scott is an artist and designer that works in a variety of mediums including illustration, design, books and animation. His passion for creating characters and stories and his creative experience in the field of animation leads most of his work towards imaginative and whimsical storytelling. Scott is also the creator of the successful Canadian… Read More

Illustrationism: New Expressions Panel

This Friday March 14, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in J102, our 4th year graduating Bachelor of Illustration student will enjoy a seminar to discuss the current landscape of illustration and map out strategies to define their own path to a sustainable and creative life in visual communications. The panel will include: Bob Hambly — Principal, Hambly & Woolley; Illustrator Graham Roumieu — Illustrator, Author Dave Watson — Creative Director, TAXI Lee Wilson — Art Director, Bloomberg Business Media Sean Moffitt — Experience Marketing Guru Ben Weeks — Illustrator Brian Morgan — Art Director; Walrus Magazine ect Fidel Pena  — Creative Director; Underline Studio Garfield Ingram — Creative Director, FORREC Design Frank Falcone — Creative Director, GURU Studios Lyndsey Gallant — Art Director, xmg Studio Matt Hammill — Illustrator, Author, Game Designer Sabrina Smelko — Illustrator, Designer, Art Director Darcy Allen — Illustrator, Entrepreneur Andrea Gauthier — Illustrator – Game Designer Jaleen Grove — Illustration Historian This is just one example of… Read More