Speaker presentation

Ray Whitcher


Ray Whitcher (22.03.1986) studied Multimedia Design as an undergraduate, then specialised in Animation at a Master’s level. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in Located Comic Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ray is employed as a lecturer in Video Game Production, specializing in Animation, Concept Art and Critical Theory at Uppsala University’s Game Design Department, based in Visby, Gotland.

Professionally, Ray has illustrated comics for ‘Star Wars: Clone Wars Confidential’ and ‘That Bulletproof Kid’, as well as his own titles, ‘Wanton’ and ‘Spoek’ and made animated music videos in collaboration with Toon53 for Marshmello, YungBlud, Black Bear and Corey Taylor.


Ray will be moderating our panel discussions