Tom Richner

Associate Professor Tom Richner, Animation, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).

Tom Richner teaches animation, visual narrative and storyboard, layout and timing, portfolio, and design for media. Richner is a three-time Emmy Award certificate winner for his work on the television show The Simpsons as both a layout artist and timer. He has consulted in the video game industry and frequently contributes to projects that are pitched in Hollywood. Richner has won two Telly Awards for his commercial work. His primary area of focus is traditional hand-drawn animation, and he currently is in production on his own animated short film. BFA in drawing and printmaking, Denison University, 1997; MFA in animation, UCLA, 2001. Online: and