Angelo Libutti was born and raised in Rome, Italy. Discovered at the age 16 by Disney Italy, Angelo went on to study at Vanvitelli Architecture Institute in Rome. He later moved to Canada to earn his degree in Classical Animation from Sheridan College.
To further his skills, Angelo decided to embark on a 3 year program studying the Meisner Course Method Acting with the prestigious instructor, Jacqueline McClintock. Upon graduation, Angelo served as a 3D Animation apprentice at Rhythm & Hues. Not one to sit still, during this time he was also a full-time Storyboard Artist, Animator and Concept Artist for a variety prestigious studios and taught on fridays and weekend for different universities including Sheridan College. He mastered his story skills by being trained by C. Sauve – the right hand to the legendary animation story guru, Brad Bird.
Angelo’s education and experience is an eclectic blend of traditional and computer arts. He has worked at Disney, Red Rover, C.O.R.E., Starz, Rhythm & Hues, Ken Duncan, and is currently the Senior Storyboard Artist at Digital Domain. Credits include Kung Fu Panda, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Tarzan, Dorothy of OZ, Ice Princess, The Triplets of Belleville and many more.
Angelo has 15 years of professional studio experience with an emphasis on Story, Concept Design, and Animation 2D and 3D. Prior to his work in animation, Angelo worked as an Architect for a year, and spent eight years as as a Graphic Designer/Illustrator. He has also illustrated a variety of comics.