Don has been training artists for the animation industry for twenty-five years and has developed career animation programmes in universities in Malaysia, China and Mexico. He helped found animation programmes at Algonquin College (Ottawa, Canada) in 1990 and moved to Vancouver, Canada, to set up the animation department at Capilano University in 1994. Don has coordinated and taught Capilano’s internationally recognized programme ever since. “CapU” grads have found work at studios all over the world, including Walt Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar, Sony, EA, Aardman and the NFB. Don continues to work in the industry as an animator, storyboard artist and consultant on 2D production pipelines for studios including DHX Media, Bardel Entertainment, Slap Happy Cartoons and the National Film Board of Canada.