3D Animation Faculty

Richard Wright
Richard attended the International Academy of Art and Design/Toronto Film School in 2006 where he completed his 3D Animation training, graduating with honors. Since then, Richard has been working professionally as an animator in advertising, television commercials and movies. Richard has won multiple awards for his 3D animation work in advertising, as well as, the 3D Total Excellence Award for his artistic work. Rich is easy going, easy to talk to, and eager to pass on his knowledge to the new...
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Aleksander Lomaszkiewicz
Aleksander graduated from The Center for Digital Imaging and Sound in Burnaby, B.C in 2003. Immediately upon graduating from the Digital Animation Master Program, he was hired at Electronic Arts Canada. While working at EA, he excelled and gained knowledge working with some of the top industry professionals from all over the world. As Co-Lead and Senior Artist at EA, Aleksander worked on the NHL, FIFA, NBA, MVP Baseball and the Fight Night sports series. Aleksander was involved in all aspects of...
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Ryan Hansford
Ryan moved from Manitoba to Saskatoon in 2007 to study 3D Animation. Soon after graduation, Ryan secured employment with DIG Animation and was part of the original startup team. While working at DIG, he helped create over 50 SaskTel Little Red Riding Hood commercials among many other corporate projects. Since finishing his schooling, Ryan has continued to further his animation studies by training under some of the world’s most talented artists from Blue Sky Studios and Pixar Animation St...
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Doug Luciuk
RAIS Director
Recording engineer, producer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. Doug has had a passion for playing and recording music for over two decades. Doug graduated with honours from the Pacific Audio Visual Institute in Vancouver. Since returning to Saskatchewan, he has worked with numerous acts including Ultimate Power Duo (New Normal), Smoke Killer (13) and Ritual Rabbits (Somehow Never Again). In 2007, Doug co-founded Theta Lab Post-Production Audio which completed many television series (includi...
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Sean Pion
RAIS Director
Composer, musician, and sound engineer. Sean has been part of the Canadian music scene for over twenty years, having toured the country extensively and recorded in many studios with his band The Dalai Lamas. After touring full time for 3 years he returned to Saskatoon and began his audio career as an engineer at Audeo Sollum Studio. While there, Sean engineered several acts including, Smoke Killer (Side A), Side Door, and Sean Viloria and the Jeta Grove. In 2006, he began his post-production ca...
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Film and Audio School
We encourage interested individuals to call (306) 292-6744 or (306) 220-6944 to arrange a tour of our facility and talk with our administrators about any questions they may have about the program. The Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon 1926 Alberta Ave
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 1R9