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Andrew Gordon has been animating characters at Pixar Animation Studios for 15 years. He joined Pixar in 1997 where he has been an Animator on A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ratatouille and Toy Story 3. The characters he has worked on include Mike Wazowski from Monsters Inc., Gill, from Finding Nemo and Edna Mode, the costume designer in The Incredibles, and Linguini from Ratatouille. He supervised animation on Pixar’s Academy Award nominated short film Presto, and is currently a directing animator on Monsters University, due out in 2013.

Andrew studied animation in Vancouver, New York and New Jersey, and prior to his work at Pixar, he worked in the Looney Tunes division of Warner Brothers. He was awarded "Outstanding Character Animation in an Animated Motion Picture" by the Visual Effects Society for his work in Finding Nemo.

Passionate about teaching animation for over 12 years, Andrew began teaching at the Academy of Art, where he taught all levels of the animation program there. He has taught animation intensives throughout the world. Andrew has been also actively involved in The Pixar Animation Internship, helping lead it for for 2007, 2009 and 2010. Andrew is a contributing lecturer at Animation Mentor. He is a frequent guest artist at CSU Summer Arts Program. He is one of the founders of Spline Doctors, a blog/podcast dedicated to animation education. He helped develop and teach at the California College of Art's new animation program. Andrew has recently co-founded a workshop called the Animation Collaborative, which brings some of the best teachers in the world together to teach animation, story and character design.

Gordon joins The Art Department faculty this Fall (2012) as Chair of the Animation Department and Member of The Art Department Board of Directors.
Animation students could not ask for a more advantageous opportunity to learn with an animator whose unparalleled expertise is undoubtedly one of the single most valuable in the animated film industry today.

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I77ustrat1v3mind Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Student General Artist
Have an awesome Birthday/New Year. I wish you all the best on your birthday and in the new year. Cannot wait what you have in store for us in 2014. Love the work you have been doing, keep it up:).
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rocketman732 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday and Happy New Year
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Artsouls143 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Professional Filmographer
many more happy returns of the day Have your cake and eat it tooParty10th BirthdAy Bounce Birthday Cake  :D birthday cake :ihavecaek: Me and My Birthday Cake Let them jump out of cake Happy Birthday Rei Lily Wishing a Happy Birthday Happy Birthday Rei Let them jump out of cake Party Monkey Birthday Sis Happy Birthday Bliss Remnants Carameldansen :8Bparty: Happy DeviantART Birthday Misc Emoji-04 (Happy Birthday) [V1] :birthdaybang: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :Bummies: :hologramhug: 2 Llama Emoji-55 (Happy New Year) [V3] Happy New Year 2011 
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Alukei Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nawww I can't believe it! Wow! Andrew gordon :D I love your artwork omg! :hug: <3333 :love: :la:
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Puuronen Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday!
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I77ustrat1v3mind Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday good sir, I hope you enjoy your day on this special occassion.
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Mansiox Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012
Good! :squee: I like your animation x3!!
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marlborored24 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Student Filmographer
is this really andrew gordon account? then let me watched your deviant.
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sneekyfox Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
Ive always loved and been inspired by both Disney and Pixar's works both on the animation side and anything to do with the 'making of' and whenever I watch, I always get this amazing sense of adventure,and notice something different, even if i know where the story is going from seeing it so many times!
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Sioa0fujia Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
YOU ARE SO AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!! ^^ n i love animation WOOOHOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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