Category Archives: Filmmaker Spotlight

Filmmaker Spotlight

January 22, 2014

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Huffington Post did a feature on me today. If you would like to check it out, its here.

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Animation Business as Unusual Classes Filmmaker Spotlight

January 12, 2014

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A Proud Teacher I’m proud to say that one of my students from my 2011 Master class ( That the lectures I have available right now here) had his show picked up by Nickelodeon and it’s making it’s debut on … Continue reading

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Animation Filmmaker Spotlight

June 11, 2013

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Danny Antonucci ( Lupo the Butcher, Ed, Edd and Eddy) gave me a great interview for my animation class, and I wanted to share his “4 C’s of Great Cartoons”. I wholeheartedly agree, and look at Danny as one of … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Spotlight

December 11, 2012

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The Best Animated Film of the Year I read this recent piece in Slate about one of my favorite filmmakers, Don Hertzfeldt, and his latest film , the third installment of “It’s Such a Beautiful Day”. It says a lot … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Spotlight

November 19, 2012

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I’ve always been a fan of Javier Mariscal of Spain. I’ve followed his brilliant outpourings of character and design since the 90′s. I always knew he wanted to get into animation, and he had a TV project or two. But … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Filmmaker Spotlight

October 8, 2012

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Flying by the Seat of our Pants: Rocko event was like the show. Loose & Fun It was strange to have us altogether again. And the guys who were usually late to the records were late to the event as … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Filmmaker Spotlight

September 28, 2012

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Congratulations to J.G. Quintel for winning an Emmy last week for his “Regular Show” that airs on Cartoon Network. I hired J.G. out of Cal Arts for Camp Lazlo, and he quickly moved up from assistant to storyboard guy. An … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Filmmaker Spotlight

August 13, 2012

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John K. and His Kickstarter Project I want to send out a big huge congratulations to John K. for meeting his Kickstarter goal to make his cartoon short “Cans Without Labels”. It’s really showing the power of audience support and … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Spotlight

June 25, 2012

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Stressful Adventures of Boxhead & Roundhead Feature We added a short from “The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead & Roundhead” to KaboingTV last year and that’s when I really got into Elliot Cowans work. He’s done several of these little masterpieces … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Filmmaker Spotlight

June 1, 2012

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Don Hertzfeld- ” Ah,l’amour” 1995 Breaking In I was going through some old books of mine while preparing for my new class, and came across an interview with one of my favorite indie filmmakers Don Hertzfeld where he was asked … Continue reading

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