Travis Cowsill

Freelance Animator & Artist

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Location:New York, New York, United States
Phone: 347-465-0988
Website: http://www.coroflot.com/TravisCowsill_On-line_Portfolio
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/traviscowsill
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TRAVIS COWSILL 20 Giordan Court Staten Island, NY 10303 Phone: (347) 465-0988 Email: Travis.T.Cowsill@gmail.com

PROFILE

Multifaceted, Veteran Storyboard Artist, Illustrator and Director seeks a position within a motion picture/television production studio that welcomes career-minded, experienced professionals who demonstrate an exceptional work ethic, a vast hands-on understanding of all production aspects of the film animation field, and the ability to grow and contribute on a project by project basis. Freelance jobs also sought.

PORTFOLIO LINK- http://www.coroflot.com/TravisCowsill_On-line_Portfolio

IMDB LINK- http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0184878/

Curriculum Vitae...

DIRECTORIAL & SUPERVISORY CREDITS
October 2008 – Present Sinister Hand Productions—New York, NY
A Travis Cowsill Company (Feature Film/Television Series/Web Series Development)
PRESIDENT/CEO [Live Action/Animation]

Ongoing Independent Projects, development, partnerships and co-ventures

May 2008 – July 2008 Three Cats Productions—New York, NY
1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/STORYBOARD ARTIST [Short Feature/Live Action]

“Wonder” Three Cats Productions/Sinister Hand
Productions/Positive Productions/The Wonder Project

October 2006 – February 2007 Nerd Corps Entertainment—Vancouver, BC, Canada
FREELANCE STORYBOARD DIRECTOR—based in New York, NY [Television Productions]

“Storm Hawks” Storm Hawks Productions

July 2006 The Discovery Channel/Digital Artists Montreal Network—Montreal, QC, Canada
ART DIRECTOR AND STORYBOARD ARTIST—on location, Cairo, Egypt [Television Productions]

“Secrets of Egypt’s Lost Queen”

June 1997 – January 2000 Studio B. Productions—Vancouver, BC, Canada
ON-STAFF DIRECTOR/STORYBOARD ARTIST/CHARACTER, LOCATION, PROP DESIGNER
[Feature Productions/Commercial Animation]

“Snowden and Friends: Fox Home Video

The Raggedy Ann and Andy Adventure”

“The Big Fill” (30 second spot) The Golden Gallon Corporation, The Exxon

Corporation and Wooket Graphics Ltd.
May 1994 – June 1997 Ian Freedman Productions/Barking Bullfrog Animation—Vancouver, BC, Canada

ON-STAFF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/STORYBOARD SUPERVISOR/STORYBOARD ARTIST
[Television Productions]

“101 Dalmatians” Walt Disney Television Animation

“Action Man” DIC Entertainment

“Aeon Flux” MTV Productions/Liquid Television
D
irector & Storyboaard AArtist• “Arsin Lupin” Teletoon Productions

“Doug” Jumbo Pictures

“Dumb and Dumber” Universal Cartoons

“Earthworm Jim” Universal Cartoons

“Flash Gordon” Lacewood Productions

“Johnny Bravo” Hanna Barbara

“Life with Louie” Fox Television Animation

“Little Wizards” Hyperion Entertainment

“Mummies Alive” DIC Entertainment

“Mutant League” Franklin/Waterman Entertainment

“Pillow People” Invision Entertainment

“The Savage Dragon” Lacewood Productions

“Wing Commander Academy” For Television Animation

“Young Quasimodo” Bardel Animation

[Feature Productions/Direct to Video]

“Doug’s First Movie” Jumbo Pictures/Walt Disney Animation

“Fern Gully Part II” Wild Brain Productions

“The Land Before Time, V” Universal Cartoons

Ian Freedman Productions/Barking Bullfrog Animation—Vancouver, BC, Canada (Continued)
ON-STAFF ART DIRECTOR [Internet Series]

“Cyber Chicken” Woah! Media

STORYBOARD ARTIST CREDITS
January 2009 – March 2009 Phantom House Productions—New York, NY
FREELANCE STORYBOARD ARTIST [Feature/Live Action]

“Serial Mind” Phantom House Productions

July 2006 Rock Solid Films—New York, NY
FREELANCE STORYBOARD ARTIST [Short Feature/Live Action]

“Walking Wounded” Rock Solid Films

November 2005 – June 2006 The Animation Collective—New York, NY
ON-STAFF FLASH STORYBOARD ARTIST [Television Productions]

“Kappa Mikey” Nickelodeon

September 2005 – November 2005 Pork and Beans Productions—Vancouver, BC, Canada
FREELANCE STORYBOARD ARTIST—based on site and in New York, NY [Television Productions]

“Get Set” Pork and Beans Productions

“Shuriken School” Teletoon

March 2000 – July 2004 Funbag Entertainment—Ottawa, ON, Canada
FREELANCE STORYBOARD ARTIST—based in Los Angeles, CA; New Orleans, LA; Vancouver, BC, Canada [Television Productions]

“Rainbow Fish” Fun Bag Entertainment/Sony Pictures

“The Berenstain Bears” Fun Bag Entertainment/Nelvana Ltd/Agogo Ent., Ltd.

“Toad Patrol” Toadbag Production/Edward Sarson Productions

“Toad Patrol, Season 2” Toadbag Production/Edward Sarson Productions

“Undergrads” Fun Bag Entertainment/MTV/Decode

“Watership Down” Fun Bag Entertainment/YTV/Decode

“Watership Down, Season 2” Fun Bag Entertainment/YTV/Decode

“Woody Woodpecker” Fun Bag Entertainment/Vivendi/Universal

February 2000 Matshushita Corporation—Hokkaido, Japan [Military Recruitment Division]
FREELANCE STORYBOARD ARTIST—based in Vancouver, BC, Canada
“Frog Man Assault” (30 second recruitment spot)
June 1997 – January 2000 Studio B. Productions—Vancouver, BC, Canada
ON-STAFF STORYBOARD ARTIST [Television Productions]

“Calamity Jane” Warner Bros. Animation

“D’Myna Leagues” Studio B. Productions

“Invasion America” Dreamworks, SKG Television Animation

“Jungle Cubs” Walt Disney Television Animation

“Timon and Pumbaa, Season 3” Walt Disney Television Animation

[Feature Productions/Direct to Video/Commercial Animation]

“Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” DIC Entertainment/Walt Disney Home Video

April 1993 – May 1994 New World Entertainment/Marvel Animation—Los Angeles, CA
ON-STAFF STORYBOARD ARTIST [Television Productions]

“Biker Mice from Mars” New World Entertainment

OTHER PRODUCTION CREDITS
August 2006 – September 2006 The Animation Collective—New York, NY
FREELANCE STORY/LAYOUT ARTIST [Television Productions]

“Kappa Mikey, Season 2” Nickelodeon

August 2005 Bardel Entertainment—Vancouver, BC, Canada
FREELANCE CHARACTER DESIGN ARTIST [Television Productions]

“Rooster Rumble” Bardel Entertainment

July 2004 – October 2004 AKA Cartoon, Inc.—Vancouver, BC, Canada
ON-STAFF PROP DESIGNER [Television Productions]

“Ed, Edd n’ Eddy” AKA Cartoon, Inc./Cartoon Network

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TRAVIS COWSILL, Curriculum Vitae continued
June 1997 – January 2000 Studio B. Productions—Vancouver, BC, Canada
ON-STAFF CHARACTER DESIGNER
[Television Productions]

“Kat Came Back” Studio B. Productions

“Timon and Pumbaa, Season 3” Walt Disney Television Animation

“Thor, God of Thunder” Fabio Productions

[Feature Productions/Direct to Video/Commercial Animation]

“Galaxy Girl Studio B. Productions

“Romeo and Juliet” Studio B. Productions

“Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” DIC Entertainment/Walt Disney Home Video

ON-STAFF KEY ANIMATOR/KEY ASSISTANT [Video Game Productions/Internet Series]

“Purple Moon” Purple Moon, Inc.

May 1994 – June 1997 Ian Freedman Productions/Barking Bullfrog Animation—Vancouver, BC, Canada
ON-STAFF CHARACTER DESIGNER
[Television Productions/Video Game Productions/Web Series]

“Cyber Chicken” Woah! Media

“Dead Space” Radical Entertainment

“Doctor Doolittle” Barking Bullfrog Productions/NOA Productions

“Pillow People” Invision Entertainment

ON-STAFF KEY ANIMATOR/KEY ASSISTANT
[Video Game Productions/Web Series]

“Cyber Chicken” Woah! Media

“Dead Space” Radical Entertainment

“Dyno Blaze” Radical Entertainment

[Television Productions]

“Billy the Cat” NOA Productions

ON-STAFF LAYOUT ARTIST [Television Productions]

“I Am Weasel” Hanna Barbara/Warner Entertainment

EARLY EXPERIENCE CREDITS
1987 – 1994 Don Bluth Animation—Los Angeles, CA ON-STAFF ASSISTANT ANIMATOR
Chuck Jones Productions—Los Angeles, CA ON-STAFF ASSISTANT ANIMATOR
Warner Bros. Animation—Los Angeles, CA ON-STAFF LAYOUT ARTIST
Hanna Barbara Animation—Los Angeles, CA FREELANCE STORYBOARD CLEAN-UP ARTIST
Marvel Animation—Los Angeles, CA ON-STAFF STORYBOARD CLEAN-UP ARTIST
New Line Cinema—Los Angeles, CA ON-STAFF APPRENTICE EDITOR/ASSISTANT TO EDITOR
New Line Cinema—Los Angeles, CA ON-STAFF ON-SET PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/STAGE HAND
Sullivan/Bluth Productions Ireland, Ltd.—Los Angeles, CA FREELANCE CREATIVE CONSULTANT/STORYBOARD ARTIST
TEACHING CREDITS
October 2008 – January 2009 Freelance Storyboard Instructor—Los Angeles, CA

Professional storyboard instruction and basic cinematic theory in film

2000 – 2005 Substitute Storyboard Instructor—The Vancouver Film School

Film and Television Department

Guest Lecturer/Instructor—Vancouver Institute of the Arts

Series Development/Pitch Program

SPECIAL SKILLS
Working knowledge of the following software and tools:

Autodesk Maya (Generalist—intermediate)

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 3

Storyboarding in Flash

Wacom tablet (some Cintiq)
Skills (2) Rating
Animation
Art