Animation / Motion Graphics

Afterglow Studios

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At Afterglow Studios we aim to achieve the highest production quality while using our skills to educate, inspire, and entertain. Afterglow adheres to the philosophy that “if your going to do something then it should be done to the highest standards possible”.

Afterglow Studios has an extremely versatile range of capabilities to achieve the highest quality no matter the circumstances. With the ability to take a project from earliest idea/ conception to final completion benefits the final product immensely. With extensive experience with both high-end commercials as well as high-end long format productions, we believe this sets us apart from other studios making us unique with the level of projects and creativity. 

Afterglow Studios is a multi-media content provider comprised of highly talented Artists, Designers, Animators and Programmers working in tandem to create images that inspire. For the past 10 years we have been providing and creating video content for TV, film, web, print and interactive. 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 332-2828 (Office)

Email Address: info@afterglowstudios.com

Websites: Afterglow Studios

Contact(s):
Luke Ployhar, (612) 332-2828, luke@afterglowstudios.com
Ashley Jahnke, (612) 332-2828, ashley@afterglowstudios.com

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Animation / Motion Graphics / Editors: Film / 3D / Multi-Media / Digital and Interactive

Badge 8

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Matt Roussin, Executive Producer of Badge 8, has over 5 years of marketing experience and specializes in producing stories for Digital Marketing or TV. He has worked with brands such as UnitedHealth Group, Sleep Number, Snap Fitness, Conagra Foods, Cedar Point, Randy’s Electric, BizRecycling, and many more. 

At Badge 8 we are committed to excellence and serving you. Our promise is clear communication, proactive problem-solving, and exceptional creative thinking.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (763) 300-1233 (Cell)

Email Address: matt@badge8.com

Websites: Badge 8 Productions

Contact(s):
Matt Roussin, (763) 300-1233, matt@badge8.com

Brian Barber

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Motion graphics, animation, design, illustration. Video production for corporate, training, product and music videos. Duluth Minnesota. Info and work at

http://brianbarber.tv

http://brianbarber.com

 

Contact Info

Phones: (218) 728-0853 (Office)

Email Address: brian@brianbarber.com

Websites:
Video Production, Animation, Motion Graphics
Illustration, Design

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Bob Hoffmann - Motion Media Creator

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My producing, directing and design work spans major networks (Discovery, History, BBC America, ESPN, PBS)
entertainment corporations (Comcast Spotlight, Sony, Bose, HP) education and medical institutions (Boston University, Health Dialog).  I understand immersive storytelling, emerging technologies and leading-edge production techniques.
My reputation for collaboration, responsiveness and my ability to contribute to the vision of the project(s) is unparalleled.  My freelance career, is based on a passion for innovation, creativity and completely fresh content.
I am a multi-talented collaborator able to lead a team a project or any single aspect of a project.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (978) 356-9501 (Office)

Email Address: Motive.Studios@comcast.net

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Brian Barber - Animation, Motion Graphics

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Animation, Motion Graphics, character design, graphics, After Effects for commercials, documentaries, corporate videos. http://brianbarber.tv

 

Contact Info

Phones: (218) 728-0853 (Office)

Email Address: brian@brianbarber.tv

Websites: brianbarber.tv

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Adam Dargan - Animation | Motion Graphics

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I am a 2D/3D animator with a wide range of creative and technical skills. I create dynamic motion graphics while maintaining clear communication and understanding of client needs. Check out my work below.

After Effects / Maya / Nuke / Adobe Suite

 

Contact Info

Email Address: adam@adamdargan.com

Websites: adamdargan.com

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Digital Melies

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Production and Visual/Special Effects including 3D animation, compositing, Color Grading. Practical Effects using silicone, gelatin, foam latex and plastics. My effects work can be seen in the movie Insectula! which required over 500 effects shots. I work in a mixture of both practical and visual effects to incorporate the strengths of both worlds. Often shops or individuals specialize in one or the other which ends in missed opportunities.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (651) 762-9484 (Office)

Email Address: michael@digitalmelies.com

Websites: Digital Melies

Contact(s):
Mike Peterson, (651) 762-9484, michael@digitalmelies.com

Credits:

Title/Name: Insectula!
Client/Production Company: Digital Melies
Year: 2014

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Animation / Motion Graphics

DraegerNyx | DrNx

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DraegerNyx | DrNx is Todd Draeger – Motion Design, Compositing & VFX. He creates motion graphics and animation, including commercials, video titles, opening sequences and graphic transitions for television, online, movie theaters, scoreboards, and live events. He also is an art director, camera operator, editor, colorist, visual effects supervisor, and technical advisor, along with developing marketing concepts and providing technology research and recommendations.

 

Interested in booking or collaborating?  Please contact todd@draegernyx.com


 

Contact Info

Phones: (309) 255-3989 (Cell)

Email Address: todd@draegernyx.com

Websites:
DraegerNyx
Behance
Vimeo

Contact(s):
Todd Draeger, (309) 255-3989, todd@draegernyx.com

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Drive Thru Productions and Editorial

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Drive Thru, Inc. is a full-service production and digital post-production house specializing in motion-picture production, creative editorial, and visual effects for advertising and entertainment content.   We offer solutions to every step of the motion picture process, including (but not limited to) broadcast and web content.

Drive Thru Editorial is post-production for any motion-picture medium.  In addition to creative editing and Company 3 color, we offer motion-graphics, animation, compositing, on-line and finish.  We utilize state of the art equipment and a roster of artists whose work has not only won awards, but  has also won kudos for its streamlined efficiencies and resourcefulness.

We've been in business for 31 years and in that time we've worked with clients like Subaru, Target, Fingerhut, Jack Links, H&R Block, Scheels, Honda, and many more. We also specialize in "Tourism" spots such as Costa Rica Tourism and Belize Tourism. For details on these and other projects, please visit our website.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 338-4656 (Office)

Email Address: beth@drivethrutv.com

Websites: Drive Thru Editorial

Contact(s):
Mark Setterholm, (612) 338-4656, mark@drivethrutv.com
Bob George, (612) 338-4656, bob@drivethrutv.com
Beth Wilson, (612) 338-4656, beth@drivethrutv.com
Heather McCollum, (612) 338-4656, heather@drivethrutv.com
Patrick Levno, (612) 338-4656, patrick@drivethrutv.com

Dusan Harminc

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Freelance Director/ Producer/ DoP. FAA and MNDoT certified and insured drone Pilot.

I come with multiple camera package options, motorized time-lapse dolly rigs and the MOVI. 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (608) 698-3326 (Cell)

Email Address: dusan@avnoy.com

Websites: Avnoy.com

Derah Garth

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I am an actress, singer, dancer, and writer. I am looking to expand my experience on camera and behind the camera. My acting strengths are improv, comedy, and drama. I am currently writing scripts for my acting reel. Feel free to text or email me at derahgarth@yahoo.com.if you would like to collaborate on any projects.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (651) 263-2550 (Cell)

Email Address: derahgarth@yahoo.com

Websites: YouTube channel

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Gasket Studios

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We’re multi-disciplined artists and animators, using our talents to serve clients in the commercial, interactive and integrated markets.  We listen closely. We collaborate. We set tangible goals with firm deadlines. We craft images and motion that make the most of your creative, time, money and messaging. You’ll have a partner who knows how to manage projects and will deliver on-time, on-budget, and on-brand.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 252-3930 (Office)

Email Address: tammy@gasket.tv

Websites: gasket.tv

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Animation / Motion Graphics

General Motion

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General Motion is the motion design and 3D animation studio of John Eickholt.

 

The heart of my work is employing design theory and CGI technology to create distinct visual communication. My approach unifies design and production seamlessly to produce responsive and effective work. My goal is to share stories that are simple, memorable and make a lasting impact.

 

I collaborate directly with agencies, brands, creatives, developers, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, producers and more to create engaging and inventive work. This approach has led to many successful and long-term relationships with clients of all sizes around the world.

 

Capabilities:

  • Art/Design Direction
  • Concept design and storyboards
  • 2D Motion Graphics
  • 3D animation and VFX
  • Advanced video compositing and motion tracking
  • Motion Design for UX/UI
  • Virtual reality/Augmented reality
  • Real-time 3D computer graphics
  • Digital signage, events and exhibit media

 

Let's talk. I bring a holistic view to projects and can deliver results rapidly.

 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 460-5345 (Office)

Email Address: john@generalmotion.tv

Websites: General Motion

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Green Jeans Media

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Green Jeans Media is a small and energetic company with a combined 30 years of experience working with non-profit and governmental organizations to make videos that educate, engage and inform. We are passionate about using video and animation to tell stories about people coming together to make their communities better. Green Jeans Media is John Akre and Beth Peloff. Although we are a small company, we have all the equipment and expertise necessary to produce high quality HD videos, animation and motion graphics.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 382-4873 (Cell)

Email Address: john@greenjeansmedia.com

Websites: Green Jeans Media

Contact(s):
John Akre, john@greenjeansmedia.com
Beth Peloff, beth@greenjeansmedia.com

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Documentary / Animation / Motion Graphics

HDMG Post, Audio & Design

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High Definition and 4K Editing, Graphic Design, Audio Design, Color Grading, Finishing, Compression and Electronic Delivery Services. Also High Definition and 4K Production including studio facility in NE Minneapolis.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 224-9500 (Office)

Email Address: info@hdmg.com

Websites: HDMG

Contact(s):
Lynn Anderson (Executive Producer), (612) 224-9500, info@hdmg.com
Jamie Heuton (President), (612) 224-9500, info@hdmg.com

Heavy Visuals

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Director/Animator of Live Action and Stop Motion content.

Commercial/Corporate/Social/MusicVideo/Doc/Short/Feature/Experimental

 

Contact Info

Phones:
(608) 345-0805 (Office)
(Office)

Email Address: eric@heavyvisuals.com

Websites: Heavy Visuals

Credits:

Title/Name: Archery
Client/Production Company: Mattel / American Girl
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Summer Camp
Client/Production Company: Mattel / American Girl
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Stabacab
Client/Production Company: Vibrationland / Heavy Visuals
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Happy Dollidays
Client/Production Company: Mattel / American Girl
Year: 2018

Title/Name: Truly Me Teamwork
Client/Production Company: Mattel / American Girl
Year: 2018

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Hennepin Technical College

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Let's Do This! Animators and motion graphics artists work for advertising companies, the film and video industry, and for digital design firms. They create the animations and visual effects in films, TV shows, video games, and commercials. The designer must be able to use good written, verbal and visual communication skills, both with clients and other team members. Some jobs will require independent work and others will be part of a team effort. hennepintech.edu

 

Contact Info

Phones:
(763) 488-2515 (Office)
(763) 488-2545 (Office)

Email Address: richard.oxley@hennepintech.edu

Websites:
YouTube
Like us on Facebook!
Interactive Design - Video Production - Animation

Contact(s):
Rich Oxley, richard.oxley@hennepintech.edu
John McCaffrey, jmccaffrey@hennepintech.edu

joshpurple.com

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3D Modeler Animator Illustrator, 3ds Max, Maya, Mudbox, ZBrush, After Effects, Photoshop , Freelance artist. joshpuprle.com

 

Contact Info

Phones:
(612) 331-1918 (Office)
(612) 423-8406 (Cell)

Email Address: joshpurple@gmail.com

Websites: joshpurple.com

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Just Motion Effects LLC

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I'm a freelance motion designer and visual effects artist with two decades of experience. Have been working with serveral Minneapolis clients and available for either on-location or remote projects.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (515) 422-2339 (Cell)

Email Address: scott.just@icloud.com

Contact(s):
Scott Just, (515) 422-2339, scott.just@icloud.com

Credits:

Title/Name: Do It Juntos
Client/Production Company: Home Depot / 515 Productions
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Busy Busy, That's Life for You
Client/Production Company: Batteries Plus Bulbs / Committee Films
Year: 2018

Title/Name: Red Spoon Mixer & Flipped Mug
Client/Production Company: Dairy Queen / Committee Films
Year: 2018

Title/Name: Designed to Perform: Pella Lifestyle Series
Client/Production Company: Pella Windows and Doors / 515 Productions
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Price Check
Client/Production Company: Clearway MN / Committee Films
Year: 2018

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Lorem Ipsum

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Lorem Ipsum is a boutique communications and production firm located in the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.  Our stable of talent ranges from strategic thinking to flawless production management to tireless on-the-ground support.  

We work across industries from Energy, HVAC and software to consumer fitness and personal care.  

We know the city very well, and are ready to deploy at a moments notice.  Give us a call!  

 

Contact Info

Email Address: lstephenson@lorem-ipsum.com

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Animation / Motion Graphics / Digital Intermediate / Editors: Video / Commercial/Corporate / Multi-Media / Still Photo / Art Department Coordinators / Art Directors, Set Designers / Assistant Directors / Associate Producers / Directors / Drivers, Chauffeurs, Operators / Line Producers / Location Managers, Location Scouts / Makeup Artists / Personal Assistants / Post Production Supervisors / Producers / Producers: Agency / Production Apprentice / Producers: TV / Production Assistants / Production Coordinators / Production Designers / Scenic Artists, Painters / Script Writers: Commercial / Script Writers: Corporate / Still Photographers / Storyboard Artists / Advertising Agencies / Airport Greeters / Digital and Interactive / Graphic Design / Marketing Services / Meetings & Events / Script Consultant

Mastcom

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Mastcom is a certified veteran owned Minneapolis video production company that combines cinematic live action video with animated motion graphics to create visual stories for business communicators to connect and engage their audiences. We work with corporate marketing, training and government agencies as well as independent producers, web developers and consultants. We can produce from start to finish or just provide technical assistance on your project.  Video production services include: concept development, script writing, pre-production, field production, two camera HD production, post-production: editing, animation and motion graphics. 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 397-9630 (Office)

Email Address: tim@mastcom.com

Websites: www.mastcom.com

Contact(s):
Tim Lewis, (612) 397-9630, tim@mastcom.com
Pete Snell, (612) 397-9630, pete@mastcom.com

MiniTrue Design + Direction

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MiniTrue is an inspired motion design-and-direction studio offering inventive and captivating visual design to content producers just like you. Let’s make something together! Click on the link below and talk to us today.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 367-6199 (Office)

Email Address: info@edraeker.com

Websites: Online Portfolio

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Animation / Motion Graphics

Omni-Fusion Media Production

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Omni-Fusion Media Production is an award winning production company with a long track record of shooting, editing & delivering amazing content on time & on budget.

We have collaborated with over 200 artists, designers & filmmakers on over 120 projects all over the world, since 2001.

Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies and ad agencies to non-profits & start-ups.

Brands & Clients:

Target / Oakley / Red Bull / Allina Health / Bayer / Clorox / Atlantic Records / Universal Music / Warner Music Group / Minnesota Twins

Agencies:

PMH / Fallon / Olson & Company / Colle McVoy / Catapult / N-Sight / Zeus Jones / Paeriscope

Bands: NOFX / Against Me! / Motion City Soundtrack / Patrick Stump from Fall Out Boy / Bon Jovi  

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 558-3537 (Office)

Email Address: shane@omni-fusion.com

Websites:
Show Reel
Work

Contact(s):
Shane Nelson, (612) 558-3537, shane@omni-fusion.com

ProMedia Productions, Inc.

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ProMedia is a full service video production company that has been in business for 37 years. We offer shooting with the Sony FS7, Sony F-900 camera, Sony EX3, Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon C300, editing, animation, graphics, Pro Tools HD audio, Kessler Cine Drive Camera Motion Control System, We specialize in 4K and HD production and multi-screen presentations. Our complete facility has the latest in technology and equipment to help meet communications objectives with the look and feel that clients envision. 

Our full range of services include: 
- HD and 4K. 
- Broadcast Production 
- Motion Graphics / 3D Animation
- Trade Shows/Video Walls 
- Studio with green screen 
- On Location Multi and Single Camera Shoots for Broadcast and Corporate 
- Creative Direction 
- Complete Project Management 

Our award-winning staff works directly with clients on concepts, writing and developing scripts, creating dazzling 2D & 3D graphics, and organizing, scheduling, and directing the production. Our collaborative approach with our clients differentiates us from other production houses. 

Since our inception in 1981, we've primarily used in-house resources to provide a one stop shop for the convenience of our customers. ProMedia was the first production house in the Twin Cities to provide a complete facility for High Def shooting, graphics and editing. Our focused customer service and quality productions are the driving reason behind our success in winning and retaining our customers.. www.promediaproductions.com

 

 

Contact Info

Phones:
(651) 631-3681 (Office)
(651) 503-5520 (Cell)

Email Address: steve@promediahd.com

Websites: ProMedia Productions

Contact(s):
Steve Keller, steve@promediahd.com

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Rent The Sky Films

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A boutique studio for film and video special effects including motion control, stop motion animation, and stereo 3D.  Innovative tools for unique images in a broad range of mixed media, including 3D CGI and actor motion capture.

 

Contact Info

Email Address: sferril@comcast.net

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Animation / Motion Graphics

SPLICE®

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SPLICE® is post-production.  Our eclectic mix of artists includes visual effects, motion design, edit, color and sound supported by a powerful team of technologists.  We partner with brands, agencies, networks, production companies and filmmakers to tell visually compelling stories in unique ways across all platforms.  We provide experience and exceptional client care with tech-enabled creative.  Collaborations include feature, broadcast, commercial and experiential design. www.splice.tv

 

Davinci Resolve / NUKE Studio / Houdini / Maya / SynthEyes / PFTrack / Cinema 4D / After Effects / Photoshop / FCPX / Avid / Premier / SAN / DCP / Offline / Online / DI / VFX / Finishing / Color Grading / Remote Color / ISDN VO / Voice Over

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 767-1111 (Office)

Email Address: info@splice.tv

Websites: SPLICE®

Contact(s):
Chris Ray, (612) 767-1111, chris@splice.tv

Credits:

Title/Name: The Harbinger
Client/Production Company: Veteran Films
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Tuscaloosa
Client/Production Company: Riley Harder Films
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Arrow
Client/Production Company: The CW Network
Year: 2016-2019

Title/Name: In an Instant
Client/Production Company: Committee Films
Year: 2015-2018

Title/Name: The Cars That Made America
Client/Production Company: Magilla Entertainment
Year: 2017

Uptop Films

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Uptop Films meets its clients needs by using all that film has to offer, whether that’s handling the project from end-to-end or providing our expertise in concepting, story capture, directing, filming, editing, graphics, sound design and high fives!

Uptop Films believes Joy is a powerful creative force. When you step onto an Uptop Films Set you can feel the fun atmosphere paired nicely with the professionalism needed to create such high quality production. It’s this type of environment that allows everyone involved from clients to cast to crew to to be their best - resulting in highly approachable films that connect with audiences everywhere.

Uptop Films has worked with clients like UPS, Ferrari, Under Armour, Walmart, Allina Health, Cargill, The Wilder Foundation, New Horizon Academy, Rasmussen College, Lutheran Social Services an many more.

 

Contact Info

Phones:
(763) 221-0736 (Cell)
(612) 567-2221 (Office)

Email Address: hello@uptopfilms.com

Websites: Uptop Films

WOMO Studio

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WOMO Studio is a storytelling and animation production studio based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. 


We are an independent studio currently developing and producing short films and original content while providing character animation production services with a satellite crew of local artists and overseas collaborators.

 

Contact Info

Email Address: mike@womostudio.com

Websites: WOMO Studio

Contact(s):
Wendie Owens, wendie@womostudio.com
Mike Owens, mike@womostudio.com

Credits:

Title/Name: Emmy Award winning Director "Danger & Eggs"
Client/Production Company: Amazon Stdios/Puny Entertainment
Year: 2107

Title/Name: Animator "Hair Love"
Client/Production Company: Sony/6 Point Harness
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Storyboard Artist "Valt The Wonder Deer"
Client/Production Company: Dreameast Pictures
Year: 2018-2019