Michal Makarewicz joined Pixar Animation Studios in early 2003, where he has been animator on The Incredibles, Cars, Ratatouille, WALL-E, Up, Toy Story 3, Brave, Inside Out and Incredibles 2. Michal was Directing Animator on Cars 2 and Finding Dory.
During his 16+ year career at Pixar Animation Studios, Michal has contributed to films that have won 5 Academy Awards, 4 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Annie Awards, and dozens of other accolades.
In 2008, Michal was awarded an Annie for “Outstanding Character Animation in a Feature Production” by the International Animated Film Society for his work on Ratatouille. In addition to his work at Pixar, Michal has been teaching animation since 2005. He has contributed lectures as well as taught classes at Animation Mentor, and has instructed classes at California College of the Arts and the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Michal is one of the few instructors who also works full-time at Pixar Animation Studios, ensuring his lessons are relevant to working in the industry today. The information taught in the Masterclass is cutting-edge and reflects how Michal animates every day using the Layered Approach.
DEMO & LECTURE Masterclass
Days: October, 4th and 5th, 2019
9am – 6pm with breaks
* Only 10 seats available *
The Animation Collaborative
1185 Park Avenue Emeryville
(In front of the Pixar’s main gate)
DAY 1: Tours
DAY2: The Masterclass