Avner Geller is an illustrator and visual development artist in the Animation industry.
Born in the states and raised in Israel, Avner returned to the USA to attend Ringling College of Art and Design in 2007, where he studied the art of animation. With completion of his studies his graduation film Defective Detective (Co-Directed by Stevie Lewis) won the Student Academy Award for the Best Animated Film, as well as numerous other awards at festivals around the world. Avner went on to intern at Pixar Animation Studios. Since then, Avner worked on Henry Selick’s set aside stop motion film The Shadow King.
He currently works as a visual Development Artist at Dreamworks Animation where he worked on Mr. Peabody and Sherman, The Penguins of Madagascar, Trolls, Larrikins, and currently Trolls 2.
Other Clients include: Disney Jr.. Penguin publishing, Hornet inc., Passion Pictures, Flying Bark Productions and more.
Geller now resides in Los Angeles, CA.