Based in Los Angeles, CA, Sue Campbell has over twenty years of animation experience. She has worked for major companies like ILM, Dreamworks, Disney, and Sony along with other well known studios Rhythm and Hues, Digital Domain, Tippets Studio, Scanline, and Pixomundo.
After receiving a biology/psychology degree from Queens University in Canada, Sue detoured into classic animation, and later, computer animation at Sheridan College in Oakville Ontario, Canada. Upon graduating, Sue was hired by ILM and moved to California. She worked at ILM for 10 years as an animator.
Familiar with many software packages such as Maya, 3D Studio Max, XSI, Shotgun, Sue has worked on VFX Movies, feature animation, commercials, TV shows, motion capture and games. She was animation lead on films such as Star Wars 2 (the arena sequence) and Deep Blue Sea. Her work on Pirates of the Caribbean, Barbosa’s transformation, was nominated for VES “best animation” in 2003. She also made a cameo appearance in the re-release of Star Wars: A New Hope and worked as an extra on several VFX movies.
Projects Sue has worked on include:
Animation is Sue’s passion and she loves to share that passion by teaching part-time at Academy of Art in San Francisco, Gnomon, Otis and Glendale College in Los Angeles, and online with Vancouver Animation School. She also expresses her artistic side with photography, much of it taken while scuba diving.