MFA Computer Arts Chair, School of Visual Arts, NYC
Currently Chair of the MFA Computer Arts department at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, Terrence is an animation and visual effects artist and producer with 30 years of production and education leadership experience. He came up through the ranks on more than 20 feature films including Hook, True Lies, Interview with the Vampireand three Star Wars movies; his work also includes short animated film, broadcast, video games and interactive media. He developed the original CG animation method for SouthPark in 1996 and his short film Bunkie & Booboo won first place in the World Animation Celebration.A past ACM Distinguished Lecturer, Terrence has delivered over 100 presentations, panels and keynotes world-wide including for the Boston Museum of Science, Lawrence Livermore National Labs, Annecy, Microsoft New England Research & Development Center, VIEW Conference, FMX, MIT Lincoln Labs, University of California Berkeley, The Director Guild of America, Purdue University and ISEA, just to name a few.An active volunteer with SIGGRAPH since 1988, Terrence served as 2006 Computer Animation Festival Chair, SIGGRAPH 2010 Conference Chair and is currently the ACM SIGGRAPH Outstanding Service Awards Chair. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Visual Effects Society.His book CG101: A Computer Graphics Industry Reference is a standard text worldwide for both studio execs and students.