Jason Donati is an animator, educator, and author noted for his animated independent film work, professional career as a 3D visualization artist, and academic authorship including the 2007 book “Exploring Digital cinematography” published by Cengage Learning.
Donati worked at Animation Technologies, Inc., KAON Interactive and The New England Institute of Art as the director of 3D animation, creative director, and Academic Chair. In 2005, he was named Chair of the Media Arts & Animation department  and, in 2010, began leading the Web Design & Interactive Media program for the college as well.
Selected Screenings, Honors & Awards
- NextFrame International Student Film and Video Festival 1999 (Philadelphia, USA)
- Anima Mundi 1999 (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)
- Seoul Film Festival 1999 (Seoul, Korea)
Panels, Publications & Articles
- "Educating Tomorrow’s Gaming Leaders" (2010), Panelist, PoweredUp Boston Conference, 
- "Distribution U" (2008), Millimeter Magazine, Craig Erpelding 
- "Exploring Digital Cinematography" (2007), Cengage Learning, Jason Donati
- "Digital Storytelling and SIGGRAPH 99" (1999), Videography Magazine, Brian Blau
Independent Film work
- University of Massachusetts Amherst (Bachelor of Fine Arts Computer Animation)
- Rochester Institute of Technology (Master of Fine Arts Animation)
- Cengage Learning's Webpage for "Exploring Digital Cinematography"
- The New England Institute of Art's Bio for Jason Donati
- Animation World Network Article on Department Chair Appointment
- SIGGRAPH listing for "Head Quarters"
- SIGGRAPH listing for "Evil i"
- Animation World Network's Article on the 1999 ASIFA East Awards
- Animation World Network's Article on the 2000 ASIFA East Awards
- NextFrame's listing for "Head Quarters"
- Rhythm & Hues Studios Scholarship Winners
- Panelist Bios - Educating Tomorrow’s Gaming Leaders
- Article in Millimeter Magazine - "Distribution U" by Craig Erpelding
- Article on Unique Teaching Techniques - "Canvassing the Big Screen" by Ellen Wolff – Animation Magazine - December 2006
- IMDB listing for "Head Quarters"
- IMDB listing for "Evil i"
- IMDB listing for "Commit to the Line"
- Bio from Publisher's website