Mark Andrews has been in the entertainment industry for the last 25 years. Beginning his career as a story artist he’s worked in Animated and Live Action on films such as, Iron Giant, Incredibles, Samurai Jack, and Spider-Man. He won an Emmy for his work on Star Wars Clone Wars: The Animated Series. He co-wrote and was 2nd unit director on John Carter of Mars and won an Oscar directing Brave. Mark has run the story internship at Pixar for six years and has taught at CalArts, CCA, Animation Collaborative as well as given lectures at Art Academy, Chapman University, UCLA, USC, and the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland to name a few. He has a passion for story telling whether it be animation, live action, comic books, novels, or other. He’s committed to pushing the technology to better create engaging dynamic storytelling. He lives in Oakland with his wife, children, two dogs. And has on occasion been known to wield a sword and play the drums.