Eric T. Elder -Founder/Executive Producer, OW! (Online Worlds) Entertainment, Speaker, Educator, Video Game Career Coach
Eric started his career as a 2D animator at MTV on Beavis & Butt Head and then moved to LA to work on King of the Hill & The Simpsons. When not working as a professional animator he spent 15 years working with the Art Institutes as an Instructor and then founded the most successful Video Game production training programs in the system.
He founded OW! (Online Worlds) Entertainment in 1997 to create virtual worlds for movie & TV properties.
For the past few years, he has been focused on the emerging AR/VR industry managing productions, designing pipeline models, game/experience design, strategic planning, and developing studio pitches for AR & VR based on major Hollywood IP.
He has also been hard at work developing and producing Changa and the Jade Obelisk an animated sword & soul epic fantasy adventure.
His revolutionary Game Wizards video game training program, which has helped launch the careers of some of the top talent in AAA games today, turns 16 years old this year and he is gearing up to launch the next version of the program as an XR laboratory piloted at the Crenshaw Innovation Center.