Mark Tanner is the Senior Product Owner of Animation for Maya and Motionbuilder at Autodesk in Toronto, Canada. He is a graduate of the 3D Animation and Digital Effects program at the Vancouver Film School (Class 16, 1999). Born in Canada, he lived in Vancouver, BC working in the games and film industry for 12 years before moving to the Seattle area to work on the Halo franchise at Microsoft in 2011. He has over 20 years experience specializing in visual-technical animation production for games, film, VFX and AR/VR solutions. He is currently pursuing his BFA in Illustration at the Academy of Art University part time.