Steven Carpenter, M.F.A.

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Office: Shewmaker 135
Phone: (417) 873-7150

Spring 2023 Office Hours

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

2:30 – 3 p.m.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

2:30 – 3 p.m.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Steven Carpenter

Assistant Professor of Animation

Steven Carpenter teaches courses in computer animation, modeling, motion graphics and animation history.  He is a computer artist with over 20 years of production experience in film and television and taught all levels of computer animation at Edinboro University for twelve years. He has worked at such well known studios as Will Vinton Studios (now Liaka), Digital Domain and Rhythm & Hues.  His credits include commercial work for M&M candies and Goldfish Crackers, visual effects for episodic TV shows such as Sliders and Hercules, and title sequences for the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies and Richard Gere’s The Red Corner.

Drury University faculty member since 2015
Assistant Professor since 2015


  • B.S. Computer Science, Edinboro University, 1989
  • B.F.A. Applied Media Arts, Edinboro University, 1993
  • M.F.A. Computer Animation, Miami International Art and Design, 2008

Awards & Nominations

  • Primetime Emmy Award – Children of DuneOutstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or Special
  • Annie Award Nomination – The GrooveniansCartoon Network

Selected Filmography

  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • Star Trek: Voyager
  • Xena: Warrior Princess
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Virus