Steve Socki

Assistant Professor // Animation, Directing, Animation Techniques
School of Cinematic Arts
Steve Socki


Advising Hours for the week of
9/10/2017 - 9/16/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
9/17/2017 - 9/23/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
9/24/2017 - 9/30/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
10/1/2017 - 10/7/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
10/8/2017 - 10/14/2017
M 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
M 5:30PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
10/15/2017 - 10/21/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
10/22/2017 - 10/28/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
10/29/2017 - 11/4/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
11/5/2017 - 11/11/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511
11/12/2017 - 11/18/2017
M 2:00PM - 6:00PM at CDM 511


Office Hours for the week of
9/10/2017 - 9/16/2017
M 11:10AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
9/17/2017 - 9/23/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
9/24/2017 - 9/30/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
10/1/2017 - 10/7/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
10/8/2017 - 10/14/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
10/15/2017 - 10/21/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
10/22/2017 - 10/28/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
10/29/2017 - 11/4/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
11/5/2017 - 11/11/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
11/12/2017 - 11/18/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
11/19/2017 - 11/25/2017
M 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511

Bio and Research Information

Steve Socki - Biography Steve Socki has been teaching 4 years as an Assistant Professor at DePaul University in Chicago. Course work includes Animation I, Animation Production I, Stroyboarding, TVPaint & Post Production Workshop. Formerly Assistant Professor at Cal Arts for 3 years, in Valencia California. He worked for over 25 years in Hollywood as an animation director & producer on animated TV series such as "Rugrats," "Hey Arnold," "Curious George," "The Simpsons,"& "Futurama." Worked at various studios including Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Disney TV, Universal Animation, Warner Bros, Bento Box, and Klasky Csupo. Nominated for 5 Emmy Awards, won 1. Received MFA in animation from Cal Arts; studied under mentor Jules Engel. Personal animated films include: Sparrow Duet 03:54, (2015) Water Cycle 05:03 (1981, revised 2011) Chalk Tale 04:45 (1979, revised 2010) Links: Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/pub/steve-socki/3/b94/560/ IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0811973/ Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/user5685697 Vimeo Trailer for new Animated Film: https://vimeo.com/165715629

Research Area

Animation, Directing, Animation Techniques

Specific Research Area

Independent Animation Artist Television Animation Production

Professional Associations

Television Academy, ASIFA - International Animation Film Society

Schedule for Fall 2017-2018

Courses Taught at DePaul

Course Evaluations