SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Rob Coleman has been named Head of Animation at digital production studio Animal Logic.Â Coleman’s appointment further strengthens Animal Logic’s ongoing commitment to its Sydney and Los Angeles based visual effects and animation studios.
Animation director Rob Coleman is a two-time Oscar nominee for his animation work onÂ Star Wars: The Phantom Menace andÂ Stars Wars: Attack of theÂ Clones. Â He has also been nominated for two BAFTA Awards for his work onÂ Men In Black andÂ The Phantom Menace. Â Coleman spent 14 years at Industrial Light &Â Magic and Lucasfilm Animation working closely with George Lucas. He was chosen as one of the most creative people in the entertainment industrywhen he was addedÂ to Entertainment Weekly’s “It List” in 2002 as their “It CG-Creature Crafter” for his work on the digital Yoda. He most recently was the Animation Director onÂ Happy Feet Two.