Chris Oatley

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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation Character Designer at Disney
Location Burbank, California, United States
Introduction Chris currently works as a Character Designer at Disney. He is also the creator of 'Greg The Megabeaver’s Prehistoric Sideshow' a trans-media storytelling experience (a web comic with animated & interactive elements). Along with IDW published creator Lora Innes, he co-hosts 'The Paper Wings Podcast,' the show for Visual Storytellers. In 2010, Chris established the Paper Wings Talent-Exchange Program to renew the ancient art of apprenticeship and provide a personalized, in-depth art and story education to students without the financial and temporal debt inherent in the traditional art school models. His personal blog and personal podcast feature inspirational instruction about visual art and storytelling, interviews with working artists, free Photoshop resources and audio journal entries. Chris has contributed artistically to various animated films, television shows, video games and music videos for companies such as Disney, Universal, The Weinstein Company, Activision and Geffen Records. He currently lives in Burbank, California with his wife Angie and their dachshund Sydney.