What is your name and your current occupation?Â
Todd Hampson, Founder/CAO of Timbuktoons, LLC, a 2D animation and IP/concept development company.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
I grilled and/or burnt many steaks at a cafeteria style steakhouse in the 11th grade and delivered food to (and occasionally had food thrown at me by) elderly patients at a hospital during my first year of college. Good times.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
Character Design room murals for 3 episodes of Extreme Makeover Home Edition (2 episodes will run the week of Christmas).Visual development and animation production on 9 DVDâ€™s for Phil Vischerâ€™s (Creator of Veggie Tales) latest DVD series â€œWhatâ€™s In the Bible?â€. Â Action Comic Illustrations and Animation for a National Archives traveling exhibit. Â Animated commercial spot for Myth Busters. Â Production of Addy and Telly Award winning animated commercial series for an automotive company.
How did you become interested in animation?
Iâ€™ve always loved film, animation, story, etc. I saw Jungle Book and Pinocchio as a kid and it blew me away. I never realized I could be an animator, but loved character design and film. If anyone has Continue reading