Germantown Studios is the professional home of Geoffrey Beatty.
Geoff is Assistant Professor and lead faculty in Moore College of Art & Design's Interactive and Motion Arts program. Previously, he was founder and coordinator of Philadelphia University’s Animation program. After receiving his undergraduate degree in animation from the University of the Arts, Geoff worked for the MIT Media Lab creating animation for research into artificial intelligence and robotics. Since then, he has worked on a wide variety of projects including augmented reality exhibits, character-based narratives, and medical visualizations for clients as diverse as Hasbro, Novartis, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Geoffrey has been teaching at the university level for 10 years, and has previously taught at Drexel University and Delaware College of Art and Design. He is also leads professional workshops in Autodesk Maya, for which he is a Certified Trainer. His graduate studies in interactive design have sparked his interest in developing animation tools for students. He is currently at work on developing an application utilizing smartphones as gestural input devices for 3D modeling.
When he is not drawing or animating, Geoff is most likely spending time with his family.