In his role as Director of Animation, Ethan oversees the production of animated content for all projects at Company 3 Animation. An accomplished traditional and CG character animator, Ethan got his start at Rhythm & Hues and has worked on some of the most notable animated features of all time.
He joined Company 3 Animation from MPC, where he was an Animation Supervisor on the film: “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” from Warner Bros. Prior to that he was Animation Supervisor at DisneyToon Studios, where worked with Pixar supervising the animation on: “Planes” and “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” Before supervising animation, has worked in production as a Character Animator at several leading studios, including Pixar, Dreamworks/PDI, Disney, Starz and Sony, on features that include “Toy Story 2,” “Shrek,” “Shrek 2,” “Madagascar,” “Bolt,” “Gnomeo & Juliet,” and “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” For the past ten years Ethan has also been fostering new animation talent from all around the world at the school Animation Mentor. Ethan holds a degree in Character Animation from the Film and Video department at CalArts.