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chris walsh

Chris Walsh

Coordinator, Bachelor of Animation

Email: christopher.walsh@sheridancollege.ca

Contact Info: Ext. 2211

Chris Walsh has worked extensively as a commercial stop motion animator on a variety of internationally broadcast television programs. He holds an MFA in Film Studies (York University, 2007), a BA in Film Studies and English Literature (Wilfrid Laurier University, 1993), and a Diploma in Media Arts (Sheridan College, 1998).

At Sheridan, he teaches animation history, stop-motion animation, mentors 4th-year films, and lectures on aspects of the story. Chris is an active filmmaker concerned with themes such as family bonds, fairy tales, local histories, and cinema's role in our everyday lives. His films have been screened internationally, including the Toronto International Film Festival and the Ottawa International Animation Festival. Big fan of David Lynch and Felix The Cat.