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1st Place "Anima Mundi Animation Festival"
1st Place "Palm Springs International Film Festival"
1st Place "Chicago Children's Film Festival"
1st Place "Los Angeles Film Festival"
1st Place "Big Bear"
1st Place "Rebel Fest" Toronto Canada
1st Place "Alaska International Film Festival"
1st Place " Montreal International Film Festival"
Official Selection "Tribeca Film Festival"
Official Selection "South by Southwest Film Festival"
Official Selection "Bahamas International Film Festival"
Official Selection "Seattle International Film Festival"
1st Place "Ottawa International Film Festival"
1st Place "Australia International Film Festival"
1st Place "Solstice International Film Festival"
1st Place "Most outstanding Animation Intern"

Cameron Hood is an award-winning writer, director, producer, and animator best known for directing DreamWork's multi award-winning short "First Flight." Beginning in 1997, while at DreamWorks Animation, Cameron contributed on "The Prince of Egypt," continuing onto most of Dreamworks Animations's other major titles. He also played a major role co-creating and bringing DreamWorks Animation's "Megamind" to the big screen.

In 2002 Cameron began teaching at the world-renowned Gnomon School of Visual Effects. He hosted Gnomon's best-selling Character Animation Lecture Series, teaching students and professionals the art of feature character animation the world over.

When DreamWorks was moving from 2D to 3D, Jeffery Katzenberg and the senior creative executives asked Cameron to share his knowledge along side the training staff to get the crew ready for the next creative chapter of the studio, all the while maintaining his positions as a Story Artist and Character Animator.

After leaving DreamWork's in 2011, Cameron has been a story artist at Illumination Entertainment. Adding his talents to the world wide, box office hit "Despicable Me 2" and the recent global box office smash hits "Minions Movie," "The Secret Life of Pets" and "Sing."

Most recently, Cameron founded Cameron Hood Studios, which has helped develop animated features such as "Groove Tails" with Imprint Entertainment and multi award winning superstar and producer Jamie Foxx. He was also one of the key creative voices for "Higher Ground" with Unified Pictures, and "Born To Be Wild" with Route One Films.

Currently Cameron Hood Studios is developing a huge four quadrant animated feature film "Monday Night Roar!!!" With the WWE Studios in Los Angeles California.

Hood, started his career in the summer of 1996 when Warner Bros. invited him to study under animation legend Chuck Jones.



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