Biography for Brian McLean
Director of Rapid Prototyping
LAIKA

Director of Rapid Prototype on ParaNorman, Brian McLean has been instrumental in the development of 3D printer technology for facial animation at LAIKA. Brian won an Annie Award for Special Achievement in Animation for his work on Coraline. Prior to LAIKA he worked as a traditionally trained sculptor creating large scale characters for Warner Bros. and Disney. He also hand-built toy prototypes and numerous scale models for TV and print ads while working at M5 Industries, best known for the TV show MythBusters.