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Faculty Profiles

Noel Hooper

Coordinator, Computer Animation, Digital Creature Animation – Technical Direction, Visual Effects


Contact Info: Office: S223 Ext. 2794

Noel Hooper is the program coordinator for the Computer Animation, Visual Effects, and Digital Creature Animation programs. With more than 20 years of experience, Noel is an Emmy nominated Visual Effects Supervisor who has left an impressive mark on over 80 film and television productions.

Noel has held posts at some of Canada’s top visual effects studios, where he garnered two Gemini wins and another nomination. In 2004 he co-founded his own visual effects studio where he has worked since as a visual effects artist and supervisor.

Noel has now come full circle in his career and returned to his roots at Sheridan College. He is a graduate of the Technical Illustration (1993) and Computer Animation (1994) programs, where he earned Sheridan’s Academic Award of Excellence. He now leads the Visual Effects program at Sheridan, teaching advanced students the art and science of visual effects.

His hands-on dedication to the art of film is evident in his creativity, leadership, and attention to detail. He has a passion for organic and photorealistic visual effects that blend seamlessly into any story. Noel is a member of the Visual Effects Society.