José Antonio Cerro
- Escuela Cinematográfica y del audiovisual de la Comunidad de Madrid (ECAM)
A long experienced animator in feature films. Since 1992 his has been involved in more than 10 feature films, working for major companies like DISNEY, WARNER or FILMAX. To highlight some of them, there is a few Spanish Academy Goya's winners among the tittles, like "EL CID, THE LEGEND" or "NOCTURNA". All along this past years he also has been involved in several TV shows making storyboards or as a character designer. In 2004 was animation director on "GISAKU", a Japanese style feature film nominated for a Goya that year. In 2007 has to leave Spain, once again, for join an Oscar's nominated feature "The Illusionist" as a lead animator, directed by Sylvain Chomet. One of the latest achievements was to get involved in a top range video game, being in charge of making the cinematics, entitled "Castlevania's Lords of Shadow", created by Konami in collaboration with Mercury Steam and Hideo Kojima.
Currently Jose Antonio is member of Cinematography's sciences Academy of Spain and alternates working on high quality productions with teaching, as the language of cinema in Universidad Europea de Madrid and as a chief and coordinator of the animation specialty in the Cinema School in Madrid, Escuela de Cine y del audiovisual de la Comunidad de Madrid, ECAM, since 2008.