Saud Boksmati

Part-time Faculty Member

Bachelor of Applied Arts in Animation, Sheridan College Institute of Design and Technology, Canada

Personal Website: www.saudboksmati.com

Saud Boksmati is an animation professional with over 14 years of experience in the industry between Canada, the United States and the Middle East. He assumed diverse roles where he was involved in the development of various notable productions and IPs. He was a Lead Designer on the pilot of Disney’s highly acclaimed “Gravity Falls” and an Art Director and Line Producer on a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” pilot for Nickelodeon with creator Kevin Eastman. Recently, Boksmati had assumed the position of Art Director for the CG pre-school series “Kody Kapow” for NBC Universal Kids and Zodiak Entertainment. He later joined Cartoon Network Studios Arabia to develop a concept for his own animated series. He has contributed to several feature films as a Character Designer and Visual Development Artist, for LAIKA Entertainment and House of Cool Studios. Through his own personal work he tries to tell stories that reflect his cultural identity.