Dermot o'connor has practiced hand drawn and digital animations at Don Bluth studios.
Dermot entered the animation industry in 1988,working for Don Bluth's studio in Ireland for five years. During that time he was trained in traditional hand drawn animation. In the mid 90s he directed CD-ROM interactive titles for creative capes entertainment and disney interactive studios working on such projects as 101Dalmatians and Timon and Pumbaa. He was introduced to flash in 1999 and began creating animation for Disney in Los Angelos and Fatkat animation in canada.