Aaron Sorenson

A two hour lecture with a leader in the animation industry.

(available for streaming for up to 1 year.)



One of the best things about Aaron is his calm exterior that hides a design/animation madman who quietly runs wild between all styles and mediums. He is a master at character design and translating design into motion. 

Industry Information

If you're interested in starting a career in animation, this is practical information that can be applied to your visual arts career

Desktop Sharing

Sorenson shares his desktop and a collection of imagery as he demonstrates the many ways he has succeeded in the concept art industry.

Meet Aaron Sorenson

Aaron’s latest animated short, Jailbreak, recently premiered on STASH Magazine and is screening in various festival around the world. The film is a German Expressionist-inspired design mash-up of stop motion with a 2D design sensibility … and a decidedly adult twist.

His work also includes a collaboration with They Might Be Giants’ to create the music video The Bastard Wants to Hit Me. Aaron has directed work for Nike®, Starbucks®, Shaw Cable, Honey Nut Cheerios®, Target®, Orville Redenbacher® and Dole® and has garnered big honors at many environmental and animation festivals for his work on The Surfrider Foundation’s PSA Rise Above Plastics and for his animation direction on credit sequences for the features ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls.

*Recorded content is available for streaming for up to 1 year.