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Animation Production History / Credits

May 2018 SunLight Entertainment LLC, Houston, TX
Senior Animator for prominent YouTube children’s channel.
October 2016 – January 2018 Titmouse Inc. / Los Angeles, CA and Vancouver, BC
Contract Animator on Amazon’s Niko and the Sword of Light season 1.
Contract Animator on Dreamwork’s Captain Underpants 2D animated series season 1.
November 2016 – January 2017 Echo Bridge Pictures, LLC / St. Petersburg, FL
Contract Animator on 2nd season of HBO’s Animals.
Contract Animation Revisionist on Netflix’s F is for Family.
July 2015 – January 2017 Flaming Medusa Animation / Cincinnati, OH
Contract Animator on online and television properties.
January 2016 Magnetic Dreams and Fivestone Studios / Nashville, TN
Character Animator in After Effects for Honda Happy Sun Environmental Awareness Commercial
August 2012 – December 2012 Magnetic Dreams / Nashville, TN
Contract Project Lead on cinematics for SpongeBob Moves In. Client NickDigital (Nickelodeon). Cut Scenes Commercial Official website: Magnetic Dreams
January 2012 – March 2012 Magnetic Dreams / Nashville, TN
Contract Animator on Elmo’s Alphabet Challenge for Sesame Workshop. All Flash sequences. Official website: Magnetic Dreams
June 2010 – August 2010 Magnetic Dreams / Nashville, TN
Contract Animator on short Flash animations for the upcoming season of Sesame Street. Clip 1 Clip 2 Official website: Magnetic Dreams
November 2010 – May 2011 Wild Brain Animation / Beverly Hills, CA
Began as a Sub-contractor under Kat Kosmala, then contractor under Lisa Atlas for a 2D PSN Exclusive Side Scroller: Sideway
March 2011 Health Nuts Media /Aquadena, CA
Animator on an episode of an ongoing short series focused on children health awareness. Official website: Health Nuts Media
September 2010 – October 2010 CloudKid LLC / Boston, MA
Contract Animator on PBS.go online web series Fizzy’s Lunch Lab.
Worked on a single episode for Season 2: Shopping The U
July 2006 – Sept. 2009 Animax Entertainment / Van Nuys, CA
Worked as a storyboard artist, character animator, concept artist, flash library artist, and special effects animator.
Examples of the several productions I worked on through Animax
Popzilla for MTV Clip 1; Clip 2; Clip 3
Slacker Cats Film Roman and ABC Family,
Season 1, Episode 6: Eddie and Buckley Deceased 1/2; Eddie and Buckely Deceased 2/2
Season 1 (2), Episode 11: Work Work Work (No longer available)
Disney’s Healthy Kids Interactive Experience, Disney Consumer Products, Official Website
Elmo’s Potty Time Online Game, Sesame Workshop, Official Website
ESPN Radio’s Off Mikes Online Series, ESPN Radio, Story Link, No longer being shown.
Beanie Babies 2.0 Interactive Experience, Ty Inc., Official Website
Ty Girls Interactive Experience, Ty Inc., Official Website
Past Freelance or Contract Animator/Artist Positions
Animation Director, Consultant on live action and animated short film Barbie Jean, currently in production. Directed by Juliette Garrison of Mariposa Pictures
Lead Animator, Designer, Pilot Animator, and Consultant on low budget online series: The Stoned Age for Machinima.com’s YouTube channel
Animator for DeeseNuts Inc. on The Legend of Colonel Deese DeeseNuts; Funnyordie
Director, character designer, on Brick Music Video for independent rap duo “Scripts and Screwz” Official Website; Vimeo; YouTube
Animator on pilot for Andrew Racho (Adult Swim Writer): Tobacco Man YouTube; Newgrounds
Animator on Chosen One, independent feature length flash film Official Website
Storyboard artist for CMT’s Trick My Truck (now airing) Credited: “Production Artist” with Varuna Films; Official Website
Traditional Cel Shader on El Doctor, short independent film directed by acclaimed animator Suzan Pitt Official Website; Film Preview
Storyboard artist for Yarvo Productions on a short film pitch
Flash animator for interactive Children’s DVD for Animax Design
Animator on live action / animated short film titled Chastine, directed by Juliette Garrison of Mariposa Pictures. Official Website; Film Preview; The film was accepted into the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival in 2005

Teaching

January 2016 – May 2018 Lipscomb University
Adjunct Instructor, Animation
Animation History, Storyboading
September 2016 – December 2016 Austin Peay State University
Adjunct Instructor, Animation / Digital Media

April 2009 – December 2016 Art Institute of Tennessee Nashville, TN
Adjunct, then Full Time, then Adjunct Faculty, Media Arts and Animation
Taught Character / Object / Background Design, Storyboarding, Advanced Life Drawing, 2D Animation Principles, and Digital Ink and Paint.
May 2008 – March 2011 ITT Technical Institute Nashville, TN
Adjunct Instructor
Taught design theory, introductory drawing, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Interface Design for Video Games, and Portfolio courses
January 2009 Nashville Film Institute Franklin, TN
Instructor for introductory “Animation 101” course.
June 2004 – Aug. 2004 SummerTech New York, NY
Flash Instructor / Camp Counselor
Jan. 2003 – Sept. 2003 Art Institute of Atlanta Atlanta, GA
Teaching Assistant for Mr. Elio Guevara
Education
2000 – 2003 Art Institute of Atlanta Atlanta, GA
Graduation: Summer 2003 with BFA in Media Arts and Animation.
Cumulative GPA: 3.8 (Dean’s list (3.5) every quarter; President’s list (4.0 three quarters.)

2011 – 2018 Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA
Graduation: Pending Thesis MFA in 2D Character Animation.

References
Darcy Vorhees: CEO: Flaming Medusa Studios, Inc. / (513) 304-9780
Mike Halsey: President: Magnetic Dreams / 615.885.6801 / mike@magneticdreams.com
Kat Kosmala : Technical Animator: Walt Disney Television Animation / 714.609.8970 / katkosmala@gmail.com
Tim Jones : Former VP Productions: Animax Entertainment / Current CEO Health Nuts Media/ 818.802.5222 / timothy.edward.jones@gmail.com
Michael Bellavia : President: Animax Entertainment / 818-787-4444 / mbellavia@animaxent.com
Mike Meredith: Former Chair ITT Tech / Art Institute/ Current FT Faculty / mikemeredith.illustration@gmail.com
ElioGuevara : Professor / Supervisor / 404-358-2037(home) / ejg032@fac.aii.edu