Miami, Jan. 27, 2020 — Miami Dade College’s (MDC) acclaimed Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) will host animation veteran Phil Weinstein as part of its Art of Tech Lecture Speaker Series at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 27.
Weinstein’s directing credits include Hellboy Animated for Starz, Curious George Back to the Jungle for Universal, Disney’s Hercules series, Jackie Chan Adventures for Sony, Scooby Doo Where’s My Mummy for Warner Brothers, Mickey and the Roadster Racers for Disney and Stretch Armstrong for NETFLIX. He also produced and directed Balto: Wolf Quest and Balto: Wings of Change for Universal.
Weinstein earned a Bachelor’s in Fine Art from Southern Methodist University in Texas. He began his career as a storyboard artist and earned credits on various major productions, including Darkwing Duck, Winnie The Pooh and The Lion King II. He also created the main title for The Spectacular Spiderman and storyboarded most of the musical numbers in the film SouthPark: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut.
He won an Emmy Award for his work on the CBS special Boo To You Too Winnie The Pooh, was nominated for another Emmy for Hellboy: Sword of Storms and was awarded a Humanitas Prize for producing Balto: Wolf Quest. He was a recipient of the Scholastic Art Award in high school.
MDC MAGIC’s Art of Tech Series empowers, elevates and inspires innovation within the growing digital technologies industry. The speaker series brings together a wide spectrum of executive level professionals in the areas of Computer Animation, Gaming, Visual Effects, Motion Graphics, Virtual and Augmented Reality.
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WHAT: Art of Tech Lecture Series Presents Phil Weinstein
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m.
WHERE: MAGIC Screening Room, Room 8106
315 N.E. Second Ave.