ERICK OH

Animator at Pixar Animation Studios
Guest Artist at Beasts And Natives Alike

Erick Oh is a Korean filmmaker / artist based in California, USA. His work has been introduced and nominated at numerous international film festivals and galleries including Annecy Animation Festival, Hiroshima Animation Festival, Student Academy Awards, Zagreb Film Festival, SIGGRAPH, Anima Mundi and Ars Electronica. After receiving his BFA from Fine Art Department at Seoul National University and his MFA from UCLA’s film program, Erick joined Pixar Animation Studios as an animator in 2010.  ‘The Dam Keeper’, an independent short Erick participated in as a supervising animator was nominated for the Academy Awards in 2015.

EDUCATION

  • 2010   MFA in Film, TV and Digital Media at UCLA
  • 2006  BFA in Fine Art at Seoul National University

INDEPENDENT FILMOGRAPHY

  • 2015   O
  • 2014   Günther
  • 2013   The Dam Keeper (supervising animator)
  • 2011    How to Eat Your Apple
  • 2010   Heart
  • 2009  Hubo 
  • 2009  One
  • 2008  Communicate
  • 2008  Symphony
  • 2008  Way Home
  • 2006  The Bag

COmmeRcial FILMOGRAPHY

EXHIBITIONS

  • Group Exhibition 'The Animation Show' @ Shinsegae Gallery, Busan, Korea / Jun 15th - Jul 18th 2016
  • Group Exhibition 'SV+VS' @ Fellows of Contemporary Art Curators Lab, Los Angeles / Jan 23rd - Mar 18th 2016
  • 2nd Solo Exhibition 'BLUE' @ FM Gallery, Oakland, USA / Feb 1st - Mar 22nd 2014
  • 1st Solo Exhibition 'His Chamber' @ Lois Lambert Gallery, Los Angeles, USA / May 12th - Jul 15th 2012
  • Group Exhibition 'Awesome Blossom' @ Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, USA, / Jul 9th -22nd 2011
  • Group Exhibition 'Ultra Skin' @ Coreana Art Museum, Seoul, Korea / Aug 20th - Sep 30th 2009
  • Group Exhibition 'Cross Animate' @ Coreana Art Museum, Seoul, Korea / Apr 2nd - May 10th 2009 
  • Group Exhibition 'U-Mirror's Humorous' @ Arco Art center, Seoul, Korea / Apr 13th - 29th 2007

press

Jury & lecture

  • Animation for PRADA Zurich & Hong Kong, produced by 2x4 / Fall 2016 (Switzerland)
  • Speaker at Locus Studios / Jun 23rd 2016 (Korea)
  • Speaker at Devsisters Game Studios / Jun 21st 2016 (Korea)
  • Speaker at Riverside Community College / May 5th 2016 (USA)
  • Speaker at California State University, Fullerton / Apr 29th 2016 (USA)
  • Jury member for Film & STARTS at Ars Electronica / Apr 8th - 11th 2016 (Austria)
  • Speaker at SungKyunKwan University / Apr 1st 2016 (Korea)
  • Speaker at SangMyung University / Mar 28th 2016 (Korea)
  • Speaker at Marza Animation Studios / Mar 23rd 2016 (Japan)
  • Masterclass at Ars Electronica / Sep 5th 2015 (Austria)
  • Speaker at SBS Seoul Digital Forum / May 21st 2015 (Korea)
  • Jury member for Film at Ars Electronica / Apr 16th - 19th 2015 (Austria)
  • Speaker at Anima Animation Studios / Mar 31st 2015 (Japan)
  • Kakehashi Project / Mar 18th - 29th 2015 (Japan)
  • Jury member at Message to Man Film Festival / Sep 20th 2014 (Russia)
  • Masterclass at SIGGRAPH, Vancouver / Aug 14th 2014 (Canada)
  • Masterclass at Toronto Animation Festival / Jun 15th 2014 (Canada)
  • Speaker at Animation Collaborative, Emeryville / Apr 4th 2014 (USA)
  • Speaker at Hong-Ik University / Oct 2nd 2013 (Korea)
  • Speaker at Chung-Ang University / Sep 30th 2013 (Korea)
  • Masterclass at Lille Film Festival / Mar 15th 2013 (France)
  • Speaker at Chung-Kang College / Jul 23rd 2012 (Korea)
  • Pixar Masterclass at SICAF / Jul 21st 2012 (Korea)
  • Speaker at Kaywon University / Jul 18th 2012 (Korea)
  • Speaker at Sejong University / Jul 12th 2012 (Korea)
  • Speaker at Chung-Kang College / Nov 9th 2010 (Korea)
  • Speaker at Riverside Community College / Oct 13th 2009 (USA) 

Inquiries

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