Character Design and Development w/ Teddy Newton

Character Design and Development w/ Teddy Newton

August 8, 2020

Aug 8, 1:00PM - 6:00PM

Teddy Newton has contributed his unique humor, design sense, and storytelling prowess to such films as Iron Giant and Incredibles 2. This is a rare opportunity to learn from an industry legend in the comfort of your own home.


  • $120 (5 hour online workshop 1pm - 6pm PST)
  • Zoom class sign in details will be emailed to students by Friday 8/7/20
  • Students will have access to a recording of the class for one year 


  • Teddy will discuss character design and developing characters within story.
  • He will also go over a bit on design theory and principles
  • Teddy will be doing a demo. 
  • He will pitch a scene and break it down. 
  • Students are encouraged to ask questions during the workshop


  • Day and Night (writer, director)
  • Jack-Jack Attack (writer)
  • The Iron Giant (storyboards, character design, visual development)
  • The Incredibles (character designer)
  • Ratatouille (character design, end title design)
  • Up (development artist)
  • Incredibles 2 (title and end credit design, art consultant)

Teddy has also been a voice actor on several Pixar films, shorts, and games.