Marc Tan Chin Chuan
Marc Tan’s career started with a bang in 1995 when he won Best Packaging from Singapore Packaging Council soon after graduating from LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts.
After three years working as a graphic designer, Marc began to branch out into nascent web and multimedia industry design, which sparked his lifelong interest in computer graphics and animation. In 1999, he created his first independent computer animated short, which was screened at the Singapore Film Festival and won an award at the first ComGraph Singapore.
In 2000, Marc enrolled in the computer animation program offered by Sheridan College. After graduating, he returned to Singapore to work in the post-production industry on high-end commercials and documentaries.
In 2005, Marc joined Southern Star Singapore as Lead Technical Director to work on the award-winning children’s animated television programs Bottle Top Bill and Raggs. He also started lecturing part time at 3dsense and Singapore Polytechnic.
In 2007, Marc transitioned into the games industry by joining RealU as Lead Character Modeller working on an MMO based on Tad Williams’ classic sci-fi tetralogy, Otherland. Shortly before closed beta testing on the game, he joined DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore as a full-time lecturer in the art faculty.
In 2016, Marc received his master’s degree in Digital Media Management from Teesside University.
Marc Tan Chin Chuan teaches the following degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation.