Ria Benard

Student Services Director, Senior Educational Administrator // Lost Boys Studios


Ria studied 3D Animation and was the previous Co-Owner, Administrator and part-time Animation Instructor of a digital animation school for 4 years. This included teaching motion studies, acting for animators and animation basics, introduction to camera and lighting in 3D, curriculum design and development.

Her past experience also includes film and theatre and she has worked on-set in various positions from Camera Assistant, 1st and 2nd AD and as a Special Effects Make-up and Prosthetic Artist, which she continues to do with student projects.

Her years of experience in the film industry, education field and administration combined, give her a qualified view on project aesthetics and production needs.