A professional with more than 40 years of experience in animation, he began in 1977 making illustrations and comics.
He began his career in animation at the Filman studios in Madrid, working on Hanna Barbera series such as The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Gozilla, The Jetsons, etc. until he moved to Paris in 1984 to work on three feature-length animated films in the Asterix saga, based on the world-famous graphic novels.
Founder of the animation studio Lápiz Azul, he began working for Walt Disney Animation France on feature films and TV series in Madrid, but in 1994 he moved back to Paris to join the multinational, working on productions such as Mickey Runnaway Brain and the feature film The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
He headed the creative department of the Walt Disney Company Spain and Portugal between 1996 and 2000, taking care of everything related to the company’s consumer division, supervising all merchandising products manufactured in Spain and Portugal, as well as supporting the rest of the divisions: Buena Vista, Disney Channel, Disney Store, Marketing, etc.
After an intermediate stage of 9 years, between 2000 and 2009 in which he set up a new studio (Animagic Studios) and worked on different projects, from advertising, headers and feature films for Milímetros Studios in Madrid, in 2009 he returned to collaborate directly with Disney as a key animator on popular series such as Phineas & Pherb or Milo Murphy’s Law.
Matías Marcos combines his professional career as an animator with training. Between 2011 and 2017 he was part of the teaching staff at the Universidad Mayor de Santiago de Chile in the Digital Animation course directed by Alejandro Rojas and in 2016 he joined the Animation Degree at ESNE where he teaches traditional animation and 3D animation, as well as directing the Final Degree Projects (TFG) of the 4th year students.
Further information: www.matiasmarcos.com