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Dori Littell-Herrick

Chair, Animation





Dori Littell-Herrick is the Chair of the Department of Animation in the School of Media, Culture and Design. She comes to teaching after 28 years in the animation industry as an artist, production manager and creative executive. Her credits include television shows such as Fat Albert, He-man and She-ra, and Life with Louie; commercials including characters such as the Keebler Elves, Raid bugs, Trix Rabbit and Tony the Tiger; and feature films including Ferngully: The Last Rainforest, The Little Mermaid and Osmosis Jones. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications from Indiana University and a Master of Fine Arts in Theater, Film and Television from UCLA with a concentration in animation. Currently she teaches the Junior Studio, a year-long group project focused on the development, design and production of an animated short film.