Wade Acuff received his MFA in Computer Animation after attaining a related BFA in Graphic Design from the College of Architecture, Art, and Design at Mississippi State University.
Both degrees helped facilitate his
role as Instructor for multiple undergraduate animation courses while attending the university.
has since garnered experience in both the film and television industries as a CG Artist; his
role as CG Modeler on Lord of the Rings
: The Return of the King subsequently led to his
position as Lead CG Modeler on LazyTown, an international syndicated television series.
Wade is a member of the Arts and Sciences Society of Scholars and was a 2004 Chicago Area Emmy Awards Judge.
has won multiple Addys and the Platinum award for The Justice Project's
Artist Call for Justice in the animation category.