Character Designer and Visual Development Artist
Avner Geller is a character designer and visual development artist in the Animation industry. Born in the states and raised in Israel, Avner returned to the USA to attend Ringling College of Art and Design in 2007, where he studied the art of animation. With completion of his studies his graduation film Defective Detective (Co-Directed by Stevie Lewis) won the Student Academy Award for the Best Animated Film, as well as numerous other awards at festivals around the world. Avner went on to intern at Pixar Animation Studios. He currently works as a visual Development Artist at Dreamworks Animation where he worked on Mr. Peabody and Sherman, The Penguins of Madagascar, Trolls and currently Trolls 2.
Other Clients include: Disney TV, Nickelodeon, Passion Pictures, Hornet inc. , Penguin publishing and more. Outside of work Avner is the creator of the illustrated series Things That I hear
Geller now resides in Los Angeles, CA.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman
The Penguins of Madagascar