Eric Darnell’s career spans 25 years as a computer animation director, screenwriter, story artist, film director, and executive producer. He was the director and screenwriter on all four films in the “Madagascar” franchise. He was also executive producer on “The Penguins of Madagascar.” Previously, Eric directed DreamWorks Animation’s very first animated feature film, “Antz”. Eric earned an undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in experimental animation from The California Institute of the Arts. Eric Darnell is now the Chief Creative Officer of Baobab Studios Inc, the leading VR animation studio. His first VR animated film, Invasion! was the first VR film accepted as an official selection for the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. Baobab Studios is a VR animation technology company that creates story and character-driven cinematic experiences. Our mission is to bring out your sense of wonder. Inspire you to dream again.
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