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Cathrine Jacobsen

Freelance Storyboarder & Children's Book Illustrator

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Location:Burbank, California, United States
Website: http://www.cathrine-tokanova-jacobsen.blogspot.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/tokanova
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Cathrine Tokanova Jacobsen
Los Angeles, CA. cell: 818-447-0476, cathrine.tokanova@gmail.com

http://www.cathrine-tokanova-jacobsen.blogspot.com

http://www.vimeo.com/user5578089

Skills: Storyboard and revisionist artist for animation incl. animated TV sit-coms. Character and concept designer for animation, comic books, children books, and concept sketch artist. Clean up artist with an outstanding line work and commitment to align accurately to any style and show as well as staying on model.

Work with: Microsoft Office, Adobe CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash), ToonBoom Pro 4, incl. use of Cintiq.

Currently learning: Final Draft, Maya Z-Brush.

Great sufficiency with: pencil, pen, markers, colors, and wet media. Works well under pressure and tight deadlines
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Languages: Fluency in English, Danish, and Norwegian. Intermediate level in Spanish, French, Swedish and German.
Professional Experience:
-Storyboard artist on animated TV sit-com. Los Angeles, CA, United States. November 2013 – February 2014.

-Storyboard artist and revisionist in El Grupo Animation & Story. Burbank, CA, United States. October 2013-present.

-Story artist and character designer at Miss Tokanova's Arts & Stories, Los Angeles, CA, United States. October 2010 - present.

-Beatbank Production, Atlanta, GA, United States - Music Composer & Vocalist. November 2009 - July 2010.

-Duck Studio, Gimle, Copenhagen, Denmark - Assistant Comic Book Artist. February 2007 - May 2009.
Used materials such as pen and ink to create artwork and to clean up comic artist’s artwork.

-KuntzKoppel Animation, Copenhagen, Denmark - Animation Intern. September 2004 - March 2005.
-Introduced to traditional animation techniques and computer software, as well as performing work as an assistant animation on the feature animation Asterix and The Vikings (2006).

Education:
-The University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA, CA, United States. March 2014-2015.
UCLA Extension Baccalaureate Directing Certificate combined with screen writing electives.

-The American Animation Institute, Burbank, CA, United States. Sep 2010-present
Figure and gesture drawing classes. Storyboard, classic animation and character design classes. Instructed by professionals such as Karl Gnass, a master of life drawing, who’s also instructing at studios such as; Dreamworks and Walt Disney.

-The Los Angeles Valley College, Valley Glen, CA, United States. August 2013-June 2014.
Cinema and media arts coursework in progress.

-The Art Institute of Atlanta, Decatur, GA, United States. June 2010-Sep 2010.
Completed coursework towards Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts and Animation.

-University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. June 2008.
Combined completion Danish College Degree in Arts & History with GPA: 3.5

References are available upon request.