A feature documentary about the life of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, directed by Davis Guggenheim.
I creatively led the team to develop 11 unique animated sequences for the film, totaling more than 25 minutes of original animation.
I was responsible for the visual design, artistic and animation supervision, boards, and team management.
We built an in-house animation studio, from the ground up, composed of 15 artists and animators to produce the animation.
All images and footage are property of Fox Searchlight Pictures.
"The Renter" is an award winning animated short. Based on a true story, it follows a young boy, who discovers that daycare can be a harsh and confusing world, where caring is shown in unexpected ways.
Screened at more than 100 film festivals worldwide, "The Renter," won many top awards including The Grand Prix (Cinanima), The Grand Prize, Best Student Film (Ottawa), The Special Jury Prize (Bradford), as well as being nominated for the Best Animated Short at the 2011 Annie Awards.
See the full list of festival screenings and awards here.
Written and directed by Jason Carpenter.
An animated spot I worked on for Roger TV.
A short Mother's Day spot I did animation on with Roger TV for Nat Geo Wild and Hershey's.
An animated promo for a new piece by Pontus Lidberg for the New York City Ballet.
Images from an animated project in development.
"We are stronger together than we are apart."
Production Boards. Developed for school children, the film tells the story of a young boy and how his values and vision were instrumental in creating and shaping the United Arab Emirates we know today.
A promo I animated on with Roger.tv for The History Channel's "Mountain Men."
A couple of spots I worked on for the Japanese brand, Suntory Water. I created painted animation for characters and backgrounds. All painting and animation done in Photoshop with custom brushes."
Directed by Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis for ACME FIlmworks.
A series of development boards for the Emerson Collective that underscore their mission that recognizing, supporting and cultivating the potential in students from challenging backgrounds can change the world.
All images property of Little Room.
A series of 29 interactive animated spots for the National Museum of American History in Washington DC. Each short focuses on a particular individual who made a historical impact toward technological or social progress.
Designed to the constraints of the museum space, all the pieces were made without audio. Created in Photoshop. Animated and composited in After Effects. Directed by Benjamin Goldman.
A series of spots for Hyundai, aired on the History Channel, that visualize how the technology behind modern transportation came to be. Based on real historical events. The images we created in Photoshop and animated and composited in After Effects.
Directed by Benjamin Goldman.
A few development images for an animated documentary project.
A take on "Take On Me." The animated open to the show "Dance Moms" for Lifetime, based on the famous music video. The animation was created and colored in Photoshop and composited in After Effects.
Images and video property of Roger.tv and Lifetime.
A few images from some things in development. These are experiments and sketches mostly. Something about the woods I think. I'm always working on the next animated thing.
A spot for Asics. Animation done in Flash and Photoshop. Compositing in After Effects.