John David McGrew

John David McGrew

John David McGrew

Assistant Professor

Professor John David McGrew teaches 3D modeling, animation, and game art classes in the Computer Game Design program. Prior to joining the Mason Korea faculty in Spring 2021, he taught in the Game and Interactive Media Design program at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas USA. He has worked as a character animator, 3D generalist, and stop motion artist on commercial, music video, film, and game projects.

Professor McGrew received a Master of Fine Arts degree in animation from Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Selected Publications

el Harayri, R. (Director, Producer), & McGrew, J. D. (Producer, Animator). (2019). An Unfinished Love [Short Film]. Storytelling Film Solutions.


In the Media

Girling, W. (2019, Sept. 5). An Unfinished Love Short Film Review. UK Film Review.