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Alex Acayen

Freelance Animator & Book Illustrator

3087
Location:San Juan, Manila, Philippines
Phone: 639219721227
Website: http://alexacayen.tumblr.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/alexacayen
35
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
animation ( 2D, 3D, flash, after effects ), animation for iphone and ipad games, storyboards, animatics, character concepts and designs, exposure sheet timing, slugging and track reading, animation directing and supervision, children’s storybooks concept and design illustration

PERSONAL BACKGROUND

STRENGTH / SKILLS

• Adobe CC Flash Animate, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator CC, Audition CC, Alias Maya 3D, etc.
• Familiar with digital and traditional photography
• Fast learner, patient and open to new concepts and ideas
• Passionate for photography, animation, sports, music and graphic design
• Can work under time pressure
• Can conduct animation training
• Can do voice overs on documentaries, animation series, etc.

WORK EXPERIENCE
July 31- Present
Animator at LearningPort Sdn Bhd

Freelance work as:
flash/2D animation for iphone and ipad games
flash animation for Nestle TV commercial ads
character designs for website, animated cartoons
children's book illustrations
animatics, digital illustartions and storyboards
after effects puppet animation

January 19, 2009 – July 31, 2009 :
Flash Animation and After Effects Department Head
Creative Media and Film Society of the Philippines
362 P. Guevarra cor. Maude St., San Juan City
Show Credits:
Pintakasi Movie- enhanced with multimedia visual effects and CGI
Imelda Marcos “Barefoot Beauty” documentary ( Flash, 2D and 3D animation )

July 11, 2009– July 15, 2009 :
Flash Animation ( Freelance )
Woodpecker Studio, Crystal Bldg. Makati City
Show Credits:
Nestle “EAT” Cerelac 45 sec TV Commercial ( Flash Animation )

March 2008 – January 15, 2009 :
Animation Exposure Sheet Timing, Slugging and Trackreading (Freelance)
Top Peg Animation Studio, Las Pinas City
Show Credits:
Cartoon One Italy REDCAPS Animated TV series ( 24 episodes )
Children’s Book Illustrator (Freelance)
Locomotive LTD Hong Kong
Show Credits:
Baby Smell, Baby Hear, Baby Talk, Baby Touch series

November 2007-February 2008 :
ToonBoom Digital Pro Animator (Freelance)
Cutting Edge Productions Inc. Makati City
Show Credits:
DAYO feature Film Animation (2008 Metro Manila Film Festival entry)

October – November 2007 :
3D Supervising Animation Director ( Contract )
Geebo Digital Studios, Inc. Barangka Dive, Mandaluyong City
Show Credits:
Geebo Digital Studio Pilot Film for Singapore

April 2007 – September 2007 :
2D Hand Drawn Animator, Flash Animator, Character Concept and Designer (Freelance)
Philippine Animation Studio Inc. Crystal Bldg. Makati City
Woodpecker Studio, Crystal Bldg. Makati City
Top Peg Animation Studio, Las Pinas City
Sunwoo Animation Studio ( Subsidiary of Sunwoo Korea ), Summit Bldg. Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City
Show Credits:
Amberwood’s Benjamin Bear Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
I Got A Rocket Animated TV Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Nestle’s Cerelac Flash Animation TV commercials ( 15sec x 3 ) ( Flash Animation )
Animation and Character Design for Faescthlibak Company, Germany ( Character Design & Flash
Animation)

May 2006 – March 2007 :
2D Hand Drawn Animator (Freelance)
TopDraw Animation Studio, Inc.
West Tower, Phil. Stock Exchange Center, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Show Credits:
Studio B’s Class Of the Titans Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )

February – April 2006 :
Assistant Supervising Director-Animation Department Head
Sunwoo Animation Studio ( Subsidiary of Sunwoo Korea ), Summit Bldg. Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City
Show Credits:
I Got A Rocket Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )

December 2005 – January 2006 :
Animation Director
Sunwoo Animation Studio ( Subsidiary of Sunwoo Korea ), Summit Bldg. Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City
Show Credits:
G7 Studios’ Hornswiggle Animated Pilot Film

April 2003 - November 2005 :
2D Hand Drawn Animator-Flash Animator (Freelance)
Sunwoo Animation Studio ( Subsidiary of Sunwoo Korea ), Summit Bldg.Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City
Toon City Animation Studios ( Subsidiary of Disney Studios ) Pioneer Street, Pasig City
Philippine Animation Studio Inc. Crystal Bldg. Makati City
Magpie Studios Inc. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
STVDIO Media Ltd Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Show Credits:
Universal Cartoons’ Curious George Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Amberwood Productions’ Zeroman Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Amberwood Productions’ Benjamin Bear Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Disney’s Brandy and Mr. Whiskers Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Disney’s Lilo and Stitch Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Yoram-Gross’ Flipper 3 Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Nelvana’s “My Dad the Rockstar” Animated TV Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Nelvana and Telemagination’s “Heidi” feature film ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Flash Animated Ecards Design and Animation ( Flash Animation )
Captain Flamingo Flash Animated TV Series ( Flash Animation )

February 2003-April 2003 :
2D Hand Drawn Animator (Freelance)
Magpie Studios Inc. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Show Credits:
Yoram Gross’ Tabaluga Christmas Special ( direct to video )

September 20, 2002 - February 2003 :
Animation Director ( Contract )
STVDIO Media Ltd Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Show Credits:
Hong Kong Disney’s “Alien Reports” entitled Loud and Quiet ( interstitial 2D Animation )
Hong Kong Disney’s Turtles ( 6 episodes ) ( interstitial 2D Animation )
Hong Kong Disney’s Penguins ( interstitial 2D Animation )

August 16, 2002 – September 18, 2002 :
Animation Director
STVDIO Media Ltd Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Show Credits:
Cartoon Network's “Cartoon Network Goes Bollywood “ ( interstitial 2D Animation )

May 2000 - August 2002 :
Level 1 2D Hand Drawn Animator
Fil-Cartoons Studio, Inc. Fil-Cartoons Bldg. Pioneer Street, Pasig City
Show Credits:
Yorram Gross’ Fairy Tale Police Department Animated TV Series
Chromosoma’s Juanito Jones Animated TV Series

1999 - May 2000 :
2D Hand Drawn Animator and Storyboard Artist
Fil-Cartoons Studio, Inc. Fil-Cartoons Bldg. Pioneer Street, Pasig City
Toon City Animation Studios ( Subsidiary of Disney Studios ) Pioneer Street, Pasig City
Philippine Animation Studio Inc. Crystal Bldg. Makati City
Top Peg Animation Studios Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City
Show Credits:
Disney's Teacher's Pet and Mouseworks ( 2D Hand Drawn )
King Kong the Animated Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Warner Brothers' Static Shock Animated Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Animal Trax Records Pilot film ( 2D Hand Drawn )
BKN's Caper Town Cops ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Nelvana's Bob and Margaret ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Nelvana's Committed ( 2D Hand Drawn )

Storyboards for Energee Entertainment, Canada
The Peppercorns' Surreal Life , The Peppercorns' The Cherry Tree Siege

1997 - 1999 :
Creative Director
Imagineasia, Inc. 9 de Febrero Street, Mandaluyong City

Supervised and Directed :
PreProduction and PostProduction
( Animation script, Storyboards, Character Designs, Animatics, X-sheet Slugging and directed the voice talents )
Supervised and directed 3D CG Animation Department
Show Credits:
Storyboards for Episode 3 of the Ramayana 3D Animation project
The Ramayana 3D Animation series

1998 - 1999 :
Studio Animator/ Animation Studio Part Owner
Thumbnails Studio
Show Credits:
Animation for a TV commercial named Bonanza for Germany, Cairo Cops pilot film
Disney’s Hercules Animated TV series

1996-1997:
2D Hand Drawn Animator
Toon City, Inc. Sta. Teresita Street, Bo. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Show Credits:
Disney’s Duck Daze Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Rumplestiltskin ( home video ) ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Disney’s Belle's Magical World ( home video release ) ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Disney’s Jack and the Beanstalk ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Disney’s Timon and Pumbaa Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn )

1995 -1996 :
Supervising Animation Director
-25 Frames Pte Ltd , Amoy Street, Tanjong Pagar. Singapore
-Keyframes Pte Ltd , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Show Credits:
2D Animation TV Commercials:
Ribena Berries 30sec ( 2D Hand Drawn ), McDonald's Xtra Kiasu 30sec ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Singapore World Stamps Exhibition (30 sec) ( 2D Hand Drawn )
3D Animation TV Commercials:
Fresh and White toothpaste 30sec ( software used-Softimage )
Frisian Flag Milk 30 sec ( software used-Softimage )

1993 - 1995 :
2D Senior Animator
Toon City, Inc.
West Capitol Drive, Bo. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Show Credits:
Aladdin the TV Animated Series ( 2D Hand Drawn ), Duck Daze TV Animated Series ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Bonkers TV Animated Series ( 2D Hand Drawn ), Animation clips for ice hockey game rules for Canada ( 2D Hand Drawn )

1992 - 1993 :
2D Senior Animator
Moving Images International, Shaw Blvd. Pasig City
Show Credits:
Martin Gates’ The Dreamstone Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn ), Treasure Island Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn ), Bimble's Bucket Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn )

Freelance 2D Layout
Fliptoons Studio, Inc.
Show Credits:
Martin Gates’ The Dreamstone Animated TV series, Klasky Csupo's Rugrats Animated TV series
1991 - 1992 :
2D Animator
Island Animation, Aurora Blvd. Quezon City
Pacific Rim International Animation Studios , J.P.Rizal Street, Makati City
Show Credits:
Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles, Costa and Snowbabies

1990 - 1991 :
2D Supervising Unit Animator
Los Angeles Animation Studios Inc. LA Animation Bldg. CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila
Show Credits:
Timberwood Tales Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn )

Freelance Layout
Show Credits:
Klasky Csupo's Rugrats Animated TV series (1st season 1991 ) ( 2D Hand Drawn )
“Rugrats in Paris” 6th season ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Martin Gates’ The Dreamstone Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn )

1989 - 1990 :
2D Animation Trainee
Pacific Rim International Animation Studios
J.P.Rizal Street, Makati City
Show Credits:
Snowbabies ( 2D Hand Drawn )
La Majica Corona ( Spain’s the Magic Crown Animated TV series ) ( 2D Hand Drawn )
Martin Gates’ The Dreamstone Animated TV series ( 2D Hand Drawn )

1988 - 1989 :
Inbetweener-Trainee
Optifex International Inc., Centro Bldg. Salcedo Village, Makati City
Show Credits:
La Majica Corona ( Spain’s the Magic Crown Animated TV series ) ( 2D Hand Drawn )

TRAINING & SEMINARS ATTENDED
Animation Conference
San Francisco, California, USA
April 20-27, 1998

Animation Conference
San Francisco, California, USA
March 20-27, 1997

Trumpets Summer Workshop: Radio and TV Broadcasting, Voice
ACCM Bldg., Makati City
April 12, 1990

Glamour and Fashion Photography Seminar
Professional Photographers’ Association of the Philippines
Puerto Azul, Batangas City
April 15 1987

CHARACTER REFERENCES

Pierre Mohan Nayagam
Animation Director-Studio Owner
Keyframes Pte Ltd
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Larry Feign
Director-Studio Owner
STVDIO Media Ltd
Lantau Island, Hong Kong

John Sinarwi
Faculty Animation Trainor ( former colleague co-Creative Director Imagineasia, Inc. )
HongKong Polytech University
Hong Kong

Sarah Lowther
Scriptwriter-BBC Broadcaster
Former scriptwriter for Imagineasia project “Ramayana”
London
Skills (2) Rating
Animation
Book Illustration