Neil van der King

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Neil van der King
Neil van der King


Neil van der King is an artist, animator, visual effects artist and educator.  He has worked in stop motion animated television series, live action feature films and online interactive media production.  As a professor, Neil is has designed curriculum for multiple courses across a wide variety of programs and been a representative of the college’s Universal Design for Learning initiative. 

Academic Credentials

Diploma, Computer Animation, International Academy of Design, 2001
Bachelor of Law, Carleton University, 1997
Diploma, Police Education, Sir Sanford Fleming College, 1995

Areas of Specialization

School of Design - Interaction Design and Development
School of Media - Video Design and Production

Areas of Expertise

Graphic and Motion Design
Visual Effects
Post Production
Visual Narrative
Interaction Design

Other Activities

Student of the Human Condition


Winner: 2011 Best Overall Design, Animazing Spotlight Festival California, “Lek’s Paradox”, an animated short film about the Birds of Paradise.  Designed, Produced and Directed by Neil.

Winner:   The Dialog’s 2018 Readers Choice Awards: Best Arts, Design & Information Technology professor