Steve Socki

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


Advising Hours for the week of
4/2/2017 - 4/8/2017
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
4/9/2017 - 4/15/2017
Tu 3:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
4/16/2017 - 4/22/2017
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
4/23/2017 - 4/29/2017
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
4/30/2017 - 5/6/2017
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
5/7/2017 - 5/13/2017
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
5/14/2017 - 5/20/2017
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
5/21/2017 - 5/27/2017
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511
5/28/2017 - 6/3/2017
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM at CDM 511


Office Hours for the week of
4/2/2017 - 4/8/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
4/9/2017 - 4/15/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
4/16/2017 - 4/22/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
4/23/2017 - 4/29/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
4/30/2017 - 5/6/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
5/7/2017 - 5/13/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
5/14/2017 - 5/20/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
5/21/2017 - 5/27/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
5/28/2017 - 6/3/2017
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM at CDM 511
6/4/2017 - 6/10/2017
Tu 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 Spring 2016-2017

Courses Taught at DePaul

Course Evaluations