310-729-8708 - RonCartoon@gmail.com
ANIMATION DIRECTOR * STORYBOARD ARTIST * ANIMATOR
Emmy® Award-winning animation pro with over 18 years of experience ranging from Supervising
Director to all aspects of TV show production including animating, storyboarding, timing direction, character design and post. Creator of award-winning independent animated shorts. Author-illustrator of Letter Beasties children’s book and brand. Songwriter, guitarist, surfer and snowboarder.
Toon Boom Storyboard Pro & Harmony, Cintiq, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Maya, Flash, Final Cut…plenty more
DIRECTOR, ANIMATOR, STORYBOARD ARTIST & INDIE SHORT CREATOR
- Space Racers - PBS Kids series – (2012 – 2016)
Using Toon Boom Storyboard Pro, created animatics for many 11 min. episodes with Toon
Boom Storyboard Pro and Cintiq. Working remotely using shared databases and Skype.
- Legends of Chamberlain Heights - Comedy Central / Bento Box (2015 - 2016)
Lead Storyboard Artist, using Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
- Christ Brothers – Adult Animation Comedy (2014) Supervising Animation Director, Board
Artist and Lead Animator of 2-part pilot episode. Currently in consideration at FX.
- Emmy® Award-Winning Supervising Animation Director (1998-2006)
Supervising Director from script to screen on dozens of episodes of these Nickelodeon
shows: Rugrats (*Emmy winner), The Wild Thornberrys, As Told By Ginger, Rocket
Power, All Grown Up, 2 Rugrats DVD features.
- Toy Box Entertainment (2011-2015)
Feature Film teaser trailer storyboard artist: Smurfs 2, Hotel Transylvania, Epic, Mr. Peabody
and Sherman, Sex Tape and many other feature films.
- Moral Orel (Cartoon Network / Shadow Machine) - (2006-2008) Storyboard Artist 13 episodes.
- Mythic Journeys (Feature Film by Imaginal Cells). (2009)
Created two character-animation sequences in After Effects for the award winning feature
film *Starring voices of Mark Hamill, Tim Curry and Lance Henrickson.
- It Is No Dream a Moriah Films documentary feature (2011-2012)
Starring voices of Oscar® winners Ben Kingsley and Christoph Waltz. Supervising Director of
After Effects team creating 180 photo-motion clips to tell the story of Theodor Herzl
- Stumble & Archimedes (2010) Luminetik Studios
CG shorts created in Maya for feature development (animator, lighting and compositor)
- MORT in Hope Springs Eternal (2008) Creator, director & animator of this entire short.
Winner of 9 Intl Festivals (Accepted to 42 festivals worldwide). http://youtu.be/8oDInEQK2ao
- Living With Ridalyn (2000) Creator, director & animator of this entire short.
Distributed by MTV/Atom Films, Aired on SHOWTIME http://youtu.be/bhIhOi7Yh5A
CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Letter Beasties – Author & Illustrator (2012) www.letterbeasties.com
I Have a Restaurant – Illustrator, Kendahl House Press (2011) www.ihavearestaurant.com
Harry The Bear’s Cosmic Journey – Illustrator (2009)
Goodness Gracious Kids Club - Illustrator (3 book series) (2008) www.mannersbooksforkids.com
Founder of Animation Army
Los Angeles based animation social networking group started in 2006 with 900 local members
and 20,000+ online LinkedIn group members -- www.AnimationArmy.com