Peter Weishar

Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Savannah College of Art and Design and Florida State University


  • SIGGRAPH 2006

    Peter Weishar

    Dean of the School of Film and Digital Media

    Savannah College of Art and Design

    The School of Film and Digital Media has over 1,750 students majoring in Animation, Broadcast Design and Motion Graphics, Film and Television, Interactive and Game Design, Sound Design, and Visual Effects. Peter Weishar has been a professional artist, art director, and animator for almost twenty years. His work has appeared in Newsweek and US News and World Report, Disney’s EPCOT, the Siggraph Electronic Theater in 1998 and 2000, and The Museum of Native American Culture. Before accepting the position at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Peter Weishar was professor at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. At NYU, Prof. Weishar taught computer animation and design in the graduate interactive program and later animation at the Undergraduate School of Film and Television where he served as Director of their New Media Program as well as the Director of the Computer Animation. He is the author of three books on computer art and animation; “Digital Space: Designing Virtual Environments” (McGraw-Hill, 1998), “Blue Sky: The Art of Computer Animation” (Harry N. Abrams, 2001), and “CGI: The Art of the 3D Computer Generated Image” (Abrams, 2004).

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