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Learn From The Workshop Leader

Instructor, Jason Manley

Jason Manley spent the past 15 years in the arts, entertainment and media industries as a concept artist, lead artist, art director, creative director, teacher, adviser, President and Board Director.

Jason’s creative education programs have helped over 8400 students and professionals further their knowledge in art and entertainment.  He envisioned, designed and founded a leading, accredited, online art college and its scholarship program for exceptional students.  He also created and designed the workshops & International Art and Design Symposium, which have seen 520 companies attend to improve the skills of their creative talent.


Jason’s past and present clients have included Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Tencent, id, EA, Bioware, Blizzard, NCsoft, Bethesda, Arkane Studios, Activision, Ubisoft, Warner Bros, Hasbro, Michael Bay and over 200 globally renown companies.

Projects and Key Titles

Key titles and projects include God of War Ascension, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3, Bioshock 2, Killzone 4, The Transformers films, Dragon Age, The International Art and Design Workshops, SXSW, and the AFI film festival.

Professional Speaker

He has been a professional speaker at TEDx, GDC:San Francisco, D.I.C.E, ADAPT, GCDC:Leipzig, AnimFX, SMU: The Guildhall. Anigames Colombia, The Piedmont Triad Workshop, Pixel Show Brazil, XMediaLab, various corporations


Jason is a classically trained illustrator and artist with a career focus in Intellectual Property Creation, Entertainment Design, Entrepreneurial Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Direction, Publishing, Client Relations, Public Relations, Project Development and Management, Investment Pitch Creation, Event Design and Production, Internet Media, Internet Marketing/Branding, Social Media Business and Strategy, Industry and Art Education.  His websites have seen a combined traffic of over 100,000,000 visitors.