BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology; MFA, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University
Fulbright Specialist Program - World Learning
Fulbright (US Government)
Amount: Flight / Housing and $200 per day
In the News
March 22, 2023
Alumni trio makes its mark with expanding stop motion studio
Through its rise in the industry, Apartment D — run by animation graduates Max Lopez ’12, Sean Malony ’12 and Cami Kwan ’15 — has created narrative YouTube series featuring beloved toys such as American Girl, Batman, Hot Wheels, and Monster High.
October 28, 2022
Jules Bass, Co-Producer of TV Holiday Staples, Is Dead at 87
The New York Times talks to Tom Gasek, professor in the School of Film and Animation, about the legacy of Jules Bass, who created an animation empire with his business partner, Arthur Rankin Jr.
March 22, 2021
RIT filmmaking in time of COVID has brought unprecedented challenges, inspiring innovation
For RIT student filmmakers who are storytelling in the midst of a pandemic, grey has become the new black. While it’s impossible for any production to eliminate all risk in front of and behind the camera, they’ve had to constantly consider the additional time and safety procedures necessary to achieve the perfect shot.
Alternative Frame by Frame class reel 2006
This is a down-shooter stand for the Alternative Frame by Frame class.
Tom Gasek demo reel 2000
This is an early stop motion character reel I created for my studio, "OOH Inc".