Resume

ph: 323.369.2728 / elanrodgertrinidad@gmail.com

 

Skills:

Storyboard

Vector Clean up

Illustration

Animation – digital 2D, traditional

Rotoscoping

Stereoscopic Depth Map Artist

Computer Programs:

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Premiere

Adobe Flash

Toon Boom Pencil Check Pro

Toon Boom Stroryboard Pro

Toon Boom Harmony

 

 

Experience:

IMDB resume: http://imdb.com/name/nm2716083/

 

- [3D Animated Science Fiction] Pilot

Disney Channel/Wild Canary – June 2012

Style boards, Concept design, Prop Design

 

- Mucinex Commercials

Wild Canary – May 2012
Character design and assets for Pre-Visuals (Adobe Photoshop)

 

- The Devastator #5 (Magazine) – April 2012

Illustration for humor magazine

 

SoMad Pictures, Inc./ Campfire / HBO – March 2012

- On site compositor at “Game of Thrones” booth at Wondercon 2012

Composited pictures of fans of Game of Thrones onto promotional images.

 

StereoD/Deluxe 3D LLC. – September 2010-February 2012

- Gulliver’s Travels (2010)

- Thor (2011)

- Captain America:The First Avenger (2011)

- Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

- The Avengers (2012)

Stereocopic Conversion (3D for films)/ Stereoscopic Depth Artist

 

- The Devastator #2 (Magazine) – 2010

Illustrations for humor magazine

 

- Mucinex Commercials

Wild Canary – August 2010
Background & prop design, Character Clean up for Pre-Visuals (Adobe Photoshop)

 

- The Garcias (pilot)

Film Roman/Starz Media/Fox – August-October 2009

Background. character, & prop Clean up & Color Design

 

- The Devastator #1 (Magazine) – 2009

Illustrations for humor magazine

 

- Mucinex Commercials

Wild Canary – May 2009
Background & prop design, Character Clean up for Pre-Visuals (Adobe Photoshop)

 

- The Simpsons (Season 20)

Film Roman/Starz Media/Fox (filmroman.com – September 2008-March 2009)

Character Layout

 

-Weebles Animation

Visual Symphony/Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival –March/April 2008

Co-writer, storyboards, director, animation, timer, layout (Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Animated Short premiered at Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2008 on 90ft screens.

 

“Run” Gnarles Barkley Music Video

Smuggler Productions –February 2008

Storyboard Artist

 

- Code Monkeys (Season 1)

Animator (After Effects)

 

- “Walking with Buddha”

Matchframe Animation – March 2006

A short animated film featured in Ngong Ping Village, Hong Kong

Color Correction (After Effects)

 

Ka-Chew! (www.kachew.com)- August 2003 to January 2007

(A subsidiary of Klasky-Csupo, Inc.)

- Staff Artist for various projects with various levels of involvement such as:

“The Ashlee Simpson Show opening” – style frame design, logo design

“Keebler Elf commercials” – vector clean up (lettering), photoshop retouch

“MGA Soda Pop Doll commercial” – compositing, type design

“MGA Bratz package art” – vector clean up, coloring

“Chuck E. Cheese” – concept design for minor characters

“Pepperidge Farm’s Goldfish” – background concept design, type design

 

Awards:

 2009 Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominee: Best Webcomic Comic – “Speak No Evil” – theoryofeverythingcomics.com

2008 Beaky: Stand Alone Simplex (webcomicbeacon.com) – “Speak No Evil” – theoryofeverythingcomics.com

 

 

Other Projects:

Theory of Everything Comics (www.theoryofeverythingcomics.com) – 2008 to present

2009 Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominee: Best Digital Comic – “Speak No Evil”

Webdesigner, illustrator, writer, colorist, character designer, letterer

 

“He Shoots” (live theatrical play) – June 2012

Performed as “The Coccaine Monster”

Flash Theater Los Angeles

Written by Tony Foster, Directed by Shaunessy Quinn

 

RayRayworld/Mutaytor – 2004-2009

RayRayworld.com –live stage performance/puppetry group which incorporates animation and mask work. We also made web videos.

“Resolution” – Director, performer, visual effects

“Dog Skit” – Animation director, writer, choreographer, performer

“RayRay 12 Days of Christmas” – Director, visual effects, writer, performer

 

Deep Sea Studios Entertainment and Design – 2003-2005

A small press comic book publisher.

- Co-owner, comic book writer / illustrator / colorist / letterer / editor / layout, logo design, t-shirt design

 

Education:

BFA – Digital Media

Otis College of Art and Design, Class of 2002

(1997-1998, 1999-2002)

 

Los Angeles City College – 1996-1997

 

High School Diploma – John Marshall High School (Los Angeles, Ca.) – 1993-1996

Thomas Star King Middle School (Los Angeles, Ca.) – 1990-1993

Ramona Elementary School (Los Angeles, Ca.) – 1983-1990

 

 

 

Additional Education:

Studio Arts (studioarts.tv) – Toon Boom Harmony 9 – January 2012 – present

 

TheClownSchool.com – theatrical clowning & comedy (not circus clowns)

January 2011 – May 2011

 

Glenn Vilpu Studio (Figure Drawing) Spring 2009

Santa Monica City College (Traditional Animation Class) Fall 2002

Associates in Art (Animation Layout Class) Winter ’98

 

 

Hobbies, Talents & Interests:

Puppetry & Stage Performance
Comic book illustration, writing, history & theory
Drawing and sketching
Interests in world religion, mythology, folklore and art
Japanese Pop Culture

 

References:

Paul Demeyer

Director of “Rugrats In Paris” and several tv commercials

Director at Wild Canary Productions (wildcanary.com) and formerly ka-chew!

Ph: 818.953.9600                    e-mail: pdemeyer[at]wildcanary[dot]com

 

Liz Seidman

Executive Producer – Wild Canary Productions (wildcanary.com) and formerly ka-chew!

ph:818.953.9600                     e-mail: lseidman[at]wildcanary[dot]com

 

Raymond S. Persi (raymondpersi.com)

Emmy Award Winning Director on “The Simpsons”

Storyboard artist at Disney Feature Animation

e-mail: Raymond[at]rayrayworld[dot]com

 

Edwin Aguilar

Assistant Director – “The Simpsons”, Director & Creator of “The Garcias”

e-mail: edwin[at]chicleart[dot]com

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