A couple years ago, I had just hit my stride as a director on Penguins of Madagascar, and Nickelodeon Development threw me a curveball. They wanted me to direct Al Madrigal’s pilot for his property, Mall Spies. Outside of my normal day job. Well, calls like that don’t come too often, so of course I […]Read more "Mall Spies"
This lil chef is represents one of the approaches that I took to my latest freelance gig–cute lil kid chefs for a friend’s design project. The client ended up preferring a more sketchy/outline type approach. Both were fun, but it’s always a kick to lift up the reject for a little extra attention, especially when […]Read more "Lil chef"
This is a good window into the world of how I approach a difficult sequence to storyboard. I get pen (so I’m not tempted to erase) and paper and just start plowing through it. I just start putting down shots, without much editing. If I don’t like a certain shot, I scribble it out and […]Read more "Dr. Blowhole’s Revenge thumbnails"
Freelance cornered me and had its way with me, but I’m up and ready to go again. Really I am…Read more "I’ve finally escaped from the clutches of freelance!"