With over seventeen years of animation experience, Aaron Gilman most recently served as Director of Animation on one of the biggest features in DNEG’s history – the earth-shaking ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’. Prior to this, Aaron supervised animation on the prehistoric action drama ‘Alpha’.

Aaron’s considerable career achievements include several nominations for his work on Hollywood blockbusters, culminating in an Annie Award nomination for his leadership of the animation of Azog, the fearsome King of the Orcs in ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.’ He has also received two nominations for his expert supervisory work on ‘Iron Man 3.’ents.

Aaron Gilman sessions


Metal vs Meat: Animation Workflow on Pacific Rim Uprising

Aaron Gilman will dissect and analyse a Jaeger vs Jaeger fight sequence, focusing specifically on the story beats and creative progression of the fight choreography from previs to final.