Matt Elson

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Symbolics Graphics, Director of Visual Effects

Other Affiliation(s):

  • Magnet Interactive Studios
  • Walt Disney Feature Animation


  • New York, New York, United States of America


  • SIGGRAPH 1990

    Matt Elson is currently the Director of Visual Effects at Magnet in Washington DC. He is an Internationally award winning artist who has been working with computer graphics since 1983. Following a Masters Degree from NYIT in 1985, he joined the Symbolics Graphics division where he directed special projects including the HDTV short films “The Little Death” (1989) and “Virtually Yours” (1991). After leaving Symbolics he was Creative Director for 3D Graphics at The Post Group in Los Angeles, where he designed and directed computer animation. Matt has annually spoken at Siggraph, and other conferences internationally, since 1989 on the topics of 3D character animation and associated systems. 

    SIGGRAPH 1989

    Matt Elson studied computer graphics at NYIT and practiced production at Teletronics. He works in New York and is currently the stall artist at Symbolics Graphics Division, where he is completing a short movie featuring fully animated humanistic characters.  


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