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Brandon Waltman

Freelance Animator & Children's Book Illustrator

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Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Phone: 405-834-2469
Website: http://crinkum-crankum.blogspot.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/brandonwaltman
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Brandon Waltman
1007 E. Maple St, Los Angeles, CA 91106
405.834.2469
brandonwaltman@yahoo.com

Objective

To work in an animation studio as an animator, storyboard artist or character designer and ultimately write and direct animated films or produce animated television programs.

Education

Major- Animation Aug 2006 - May 2010
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Diploma acquired

Norman North High School Aug 2002 - May 2006 Diploma acquired

Employment History

Production Assistant June 2008 - August 2008
“The Downwinders” independent film, Norman OK
• Lighting/grip
• Worked in costume department
• Acted as an extra
• Carried equipment, lunch pick up, answered to director and producer



Illustrator Dec 2006 - August 2007
“Sinclair and his Excellent Plaid Paws” By Fred Shook
• Interpreted written story into images
• Kept up correspondence with author

Host/Food runner July 2009 - June 2010
Baja 600, Kansas City, MO
• Interacted with customers
• Ran food to tables
• Various cleaning jobs
• Have knowledge of restaurant workings such as menu items, table numbers, etc.

Animator/Illustrator July 2010
Justin Mcclure.tv, Wichita, KS
• Added hand drawn elements into a commercial spot for a community college
• Interacted with other animators to make everything unified

Flash animator July 2011
“Avatar’d”, Brownstone Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA
• Built Flash objects and symbols from drawings.
• Animated to candid audio tracks.
• Animated pilot for VH1

Animator/Illustrator Oct 2010 - present
Whatnot Entertainment?! Los Angeles, CA
• Work closely with director
• Character design
• Clean up artist
• Color design
• Writer
Animator

Activities

Volunteer Work
• Safety Town Summers June 2005 - June 2008
o Managed groups of kids learning road safety as a pedestrian and a driver
• Thank You Walt Disney Group May 2009
o Painted the outside of Walt Disney’s original studio in Kansas City, MO with a group aiming to restore the building

Awards/Honors

• 2006 Video fest winner. Best sports package
• Short film (“Transient”) viewed at 2008 KCAI Animation Festival
• Short film (“Typhon’s Wake”) viewed at 2010 KCAI Animation Festival

Skills Profile

• Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
• Strong Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, and Adobe After Effects skills
• Strong traditional animation skills
• Strong illustration skills
• Communication skills: oral and written forms
• Organizational skills