Tobias Schwarz has a BA in Visual Communication from the University of Arts Berlin and studied Animation at Bellyfermot, Dublin, the European Partner School to the Sheridan College Canada.
Previously to his role as story artist, he was a classical character animator and worked on several award-winning features for the Walt Disney Company and Fox Animation Studios. Additionally he has worked for Bardel and Wild Brain….
Through his strong interest not just in drawing but in story telling too, he has over the years migrated into storyboarding. Nowadays he works as creative consultant and story artist for European productions such as Lego and NWave.
With more than 20 years of industry experience, he has made it his task to mentor coming generations and improve understanding on the subject. He is a guest lecturer at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and considers himself a student of story structure and character development.