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I'm an award-winning filmmaker/writer. When I'm not making art for art's sake I design and direct art for Fortune 500 companies, startups, non-profits, and other filmmakers. My past experience includes Grey Worldwide, Y&R, Blue Sky Studios, and freelance for production companies in NYC, UK, France, and Malaysia.

Things I seek to create:

Music Videos, Lyric Videos, Commercials, Branded Content, Live-Action, Animation.


Located in Brooklyn, NY


RÉSUMÉ

DIRECTOR - PROJECTS

  • The Productive Coworking Studio
    Be Productive. Producer/Creative director for a live-action commercial with included animation.

  • NewFounders
    We are NewFounders. Designed and directed an explainer commercial for political organization, NewFounders. Collective Agency.

  • INTEL
    What Are Girls Made Of?
    Directed an animation team for the commercial with Noise/The Productive Studios.

  • Work In Progress/B-Train Films
    Generation Jets Animated Series. Episode Director. Lead an animation team on episodes of Generation Jets animated series for CBS.

  • US Dept. Of Labor
    Intro to Anit-Harassment in Apprenticeship Programs.
    Designed and directed animation for an explainer video.

  • IdeaMachine
    Seth Godin TRIBES. Directed/Produced a team for a TED-Ed-like video about small businesses.

FREELANCE

  • Collective Agency - Designer/Director

  • BuzzFeed News - Motion Graphics Animator

  • ASIFA East (Association Internationale du Film d'Animation) - Front end web designer

  • The Productive Studios - Art Director/ Copywriter

  • Plus et Plus - Storyboard Artist/Animator

  • Transistor Studios - Designer

  • Partizan/Michel Gondry & Paul Gondry - Animator

  • Aggressive - Storyboard Artist

  • Breakfast of Champions (UK) - Storyboard Artist

  • Georama TV Productions (France) - Storyboard Artist

  • Animated Storyboards - Storyboard Artist

  • Eyeball - Storyboard Artist.

  • 1st Avenue Machine - Storyboard Artist

  • Mantra Design - Storyboard Artist

  • Gravity (formally RhinoFX) - Animator

  • The Cement Bloc - Animator

  • CHRLX - Animator

  • Dancing Diablo - Animator

RELATED SKILLS / PROGRAMS

Creating ideas, Problem solving, Design, File/folder organization, Drawing,  Cel animation, 8-bit animation, Collage, Ink, Flash, After Effects composite, Premiere, Final Cut Pro,  InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Film and digital photography, Set lights for film, video and digital.

EDUCATION

School of Visual Arts.  BFA Film, Video and Animation.

FULL-TIME

  • IdeaMachine
    Managing Animator. We create videos to help companies communicate with their team and commercials to introduce brands to people.

  • Larry Schwartz and His Band
    2d Cel Animator.
    Cel animated (in Flash) objects, monsters, and psycho squirrels that interacted with live-action (UK series).

  • GREY Worldwide
    Illustrator. I drew backgrounds and painted presentation storyboards for droves of products including P&G and Diageo brands.

  • Blue Sky Studios
    Storyboard Painter. I painted storyboard frames for Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (2006).

  • Walt Disney Television Animation / Funny Garbage
    Editor. Disney’s Katbot Animated Series (2005). I edited show animatics from storyboard slugs and raw audio, editied SFX, and exported dailies to Disney producers in LA.


PERSONAL FILM PROJECTS

Tidal Wave ( 2017)

  • Screenings: Animation Block Party (Brooklyn), Sunderland Short Film (UK), Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Coney Island Film Festival (Brooklyn), Queer Bits Film Festival (Chicago), FLAMCON (NYC), Queer Animation: A to Z (Brooklyn), Deskarga Groupo: Between The Margin and Eye (Brooklyn)

LATE (2014)

  • Awards: Best Narrative Short -Animation Block Party (Brooklyn), Best Animation Film, Sunderland Short Film Festival (UK), 3rd Place Independent Film, ASIFA East Animated Film Festival (NYC)

  • Broadcast: Reel13 PBS Channel 13 (October, 2016)

  • Screened at the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian :DINÉ SPOTLIGHT: A Showcase of Navajo Film

Urban Stencil (2011)

  • Awards: Execellence in Design - ASIFA East Animated Film Festival (NYC) (2011)

  • Featured on Channel.Frederator (2006)

Ark City (2002)

  • Awards: 3rd Place Student Film - ASIFA East Animated Film Festival (NYC) (2003), Honorable Mention - New York Expo of Short Film and Video (2003), Regional Finalist - Student Academy Awards (2003)

  • Featured on Channel.Frederator (2006)

A FEW BRANDS I'VE WORKED FOR