Faculty / School of Media, Culture & Design

Judy Kriger

Co-Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Animation

Judy Kriger is an independent filmmaker and animator and has been a professional CG artist for two decades. Her credits include: Cats and Dogs, Antz, South Park, Ren and Stimpy and Doughboy, Kraft and Keebler commercials. She teaches senior thesis, introductory through advanced 3D animation and visual effects production courses. Her book, “Animated Realism: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Animated Documentary Genre,” was published by Focal Press and she is currently working on a CG animated PSA and a new book pitch.


California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Master of Fine Arts, Film/Video/Experimental Animation

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film and Video (Animation)

York University, Toronto, ON