What is your name?
What would you say has been your primary job in animation?
Producer, primarily of animated pilots for the kids realm. I’ve also been a producer and a development lead for online animated shorts.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
Johnny Test – I produced the pilot. Also the Gay Robot pilot for Adam Sandler and Comedy Central.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
I was a cameraman on Love Connection. I was pretty terrible at this job, and was probably going to get fired the week after I quit.
How did you become interested in animation?
In the early 80s, I saw Vinton’s 1974 short Closed Mondays at a summer school class about short films (I also saw Hardware Wars), and it inspired me to start producing my own stop-motion shorts.
Where are you from and how did you get into the animation business?
I grew up outside of Detroit, Michigan. After a very short career producing TV spots here in Los Angeles, I found a distaste for (more…)