iACADEMY has recently named The Simpsons artist Mr. Dane Romley as the
school’s Creative Director.
Mr. Romley is a graduate of Animation from Woodbury University in Burbank
California. He was the digital rough poser and supervisor of Topdraw animation
studios and he is most known for his contributions in the award winning cartoon,
For five years, Mr. Romley served as the character layout artist and designer of
The Simpsons Television show and The Simpsons Movie. He created layouts
including rough backgrounds and camera movements along with character and
object animation. He also provided character designs for The Springfield Up and
Tree House of Horror XVII.
Romley was born in Burbank, California USA, his training began with drawing
classes at the age of seven. As a child he took up summer courses at the
California Institute of the Arts and the Pasadena Art Center of Design. As an
animation major at Woodbury University, prominent studios such as Disney,
Warner Bros., Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and Dreamworks surrounded him
and urged him to further sharpen and excel on his chosen field.
See and learn more from Mr. Romley at iACADEMY!