Gavrilo Gnatovich

Associate Professor

United States

Gavrilo Gnatovich has been an award winning animation director/designer for over 38 years. In 1987, after the release of his first independent film, "Lazar", Gav was named 1987 Independent Animator of the Year by the Los Angeles Animation Festival. He has directed well over 100 animated commercials won both Addys and Telly awards, created two shows (3 pilots) for the Cartoon Network, is presently in production on several independent animated films. His pilot Longhair and Doubledome was selected for the Cartoon Network's Big Pick in 2000. In 2013, Gav received his MFA in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He has owned and operated two small independent animation studios, GAV Productions and Knock Knock Cartoons Ltd., LLC. In 2017, Gav began production on a graphic novel based upon his Cartoon Network show, Longhair and Doubledome which was successfully funded through Kickstarter. He is on many social media sites including facebook , instagram, tumblr and others. He maintains several professional websites,, and

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