Tobias Schwarz has a BA in Visual Communication from the University of Arts Berlin and studied Animation at Ballyfermot, Dublin, the European Partner School to the Sheridan College Canada.
Previously to his role as story artist, he was a classical character animator and worked on several award-winning features for the Walt Disney Company and Fox Animation Studios.
Through his strong interest in drawing and predominantly in story telling, he quickly focused on story boarding. He now works as creative consultant and story artist for European productions such as Lego and NWave.
With more than 20 years of industry experience, he has made it his task to mentor coming generations and improve understanding on the subject. He is a guest lecturer at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and considers himself a student of story structure and character development.