Marc Petz

Digital Animation and Game Design

marcpetz@kentisd.org

Special professional interest 3D Animation and Visual Effects

Industry experience/background
Freelance artist since 2010
Adjunct Instructor: Ferris State University (DAGD)
Owner of a startup digital media company: Kid Tales since 2014
Yeti CGI
3D animation and VFX artist

Your favorite thing about being a teacher I enjoy sharing my passion with students
and being able to watch them grow and develop in a field that can do incredible things.   

Your favorite thing about KCTC KCTC is a fantastic place and I love it!

Colleges Attended
Cornerstone University - Master's in Business Administration
Ferris State University - Bachelor's in Digital Animation and Game Design
Grand Rapids Community College - Associates

Family
My wonderful wife, Amy
Children: Ethan, Emma, Ava, and Samuel

Pets
Cats: Fuzz, Pedro, and Zoe.

Hobbies
Animation and Visual FX
Learning
Camping and traveling
Guitar and music
Running - Marathons and shorter distances
I play hockey!

Favorite Vacation
Our favorite family spot each year is in Pentwater at the State Park
Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany for my Master's study

Favorite sports team
As a family we enjoy University of Michigan because of our daughter Ava
who spent time at the hospital with her congenital heart defect (CHD).
Of course the Red Wings!

Interesting fact
2005 Pro Jetski 1200 stock national champion and a 6th place at the World Finals.