Senior Animator, Skydance Studios
Richard Fournier is a Character Animator with over 16 years experience working in film and games. He got his start in a small game studio outside Boston supporting the Lord of the Rings Online MMO. Rich quickly found his way to Blue Sky Studios working on the Ice Age franchise. He's contributed to other notable titles such as Rio, The Peanuts Movie, Ferdinand and Spies in Disguise. Recently he has started as a Senior Character Animator at Skydance Animation on their upcoming feature, "Luck".
Active in the education community, Rich has taught at Animation Mentor for the past 12 years and has given several talks at his alma mater, The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.
In his spare time he develops designer toys under the brand Triplikid as a Character Designer and Modeler.