Paul Griswold

Lecturer

Paul Griswold
Jones Hall (JH)
Office Hours

Until we're back to normal, I can meet via Zoom.  Fridays are my standard day for meetings, but I'll do my best to meet whenever possible.

Departments / Programs

Degree Information

  • MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design (2020)
  • BS, University of Miami (1992)

Areas of Expertise

Motion graphics, visual effects, and virtual production using game engines (Unreal Engine).

Software specialties:  DaVinci Resolve, Blackmagic Fusion, Houdini, After Effects, 3D-Coat, Unreal Engine, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, Affinity Publisher.

Biography

In addition to my MFA, I have nearly 30 years of experience in film, post-production, visual effects, motion graphics, and animation.  In my career, I’ve worked as a commercial film director, created motion graphics & visual effects for over a dozen films (3 of which won at Sundance), and have worked with some incredibly talented and influential people such as Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu, actor/comedian Jack Black, creator of Ren & Stimpy, John Kricfalusi, cre...

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In addition to my MFA, I have nearly 30 years of experience in film, post-production, visual effects, motion graphics, and animation.  In my career, I’ve worked as a commercial film director, created motion graphics & visual effects for over a dozen films (3 of which won at Sundance), and have worked with some incredibly talented and influential people such as Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu, actor/comedian Jack Black, creator of Ren & Stimpy, John Kricfalusi, creator of Veggie Tales, Phil Vischer, director of 10 Cloverfield Lane, Dan Trachtenberg and dozens more.

Prior to Covid, I’ve brought guest speakers like Sam Daley from Technicolor to discuss his work on The Florida Project, HBO’s The Deuce, and USA Networks The Sinner as well as Ryan Connolly, famed YouTube celebrity and host of Film Riot.
 I was a guest speaker at Chicago’s Motion Graphics Fest 09, where I was one of the winning artists. I, along with Syd Garon and Shepard Fairey were asked to speak at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles during the Flux film festival. And, I along with Sam Spiegel (brother of director Spike Jonze) were featured guests at Toronto’s CFC Worldwide Shorts festival.

 

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