Peter Chanthanakone


Director, Executive Producer, Asst. Professor Peter is a short film director specializing in 3D animated shorts. He won numerous film festival awards from the Top Emerging Artist (Souriya Namaha), the Best Animation Short film (Winston’s Shuttle) and a Gold Pixie Award (Junkboxx). His works has played on a giant screen @ Times Square in NYC, Germany, France, Canada, China, Belgium, S.Korea, Pakistan, Australia, Italy and as a retrospective at the VIEW Animation Video Festival. Cumulatively, his work has been selected in over 50 international juried competitions.

Peter is currently an Assistant Professor in Animation at the University of Iowa but has also taught at Brock University (Canada), Grand Canyon University (Phoenix), Stanford, Villanova and His research involves animation production and accelerating the animation pipeline for independent short films.

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