Faculty and Staff
John J. Miralles, MFA, Executive Director of DMII, came to Louisiana as a 15-year veteran of the feature animation and visual effects field. He founded LSU-Shreveport’s Animation, Visual Effects & Interactive program and served as director for five years. John has developed several degree and non-degree digital media programs and a unique summer camp model. John has also been a top faculty member in grant awards and built sector-leading facilities. His previous experience includes work for Viacom, A & E Television Networks, CORE Feature Animation, IMAX Corporation and Moonbot Studios. John received his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from the School of Visual Arts in New York, N.Y.