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Mitch Rose

Freelance Animator & Consultant

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Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 905-550-1626
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mitchrose
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
An accomplished director and designer with over 20 years experience in both traditional and digital animation. Demonstrated success directing and developing animation organizations during periods of tremendous growth. Deep understanding of how technical implementations and business functions are impacted during technological and industry change. Incorporates imagination and innovation into the workplace with strong working knowledge of the film and television industry. Strong management and leadership skills with the ability to motivate professionals and maximize levels of productivity. Excellent communicator, with emphasis on building strong team relationships. Award winning singer/songwriter.
CORE COMPETENCIES
Animation Production Software Proficiencies
- Storyboard Artist
- Animation Director
- Mac/Windows OS; Microsoft Office
- Character Designer/Animator
- Multimedia Designer and Developer for narrative and interactive web content
- Adobe CS4 Design applications: Flash/Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign
- Background Designer
- Editing: Apple Final Cut Pro / Adobe Premiere
- Layout Designer
- Traditional Cell
- Production Management and Development
- Actionscript for Flash
- Adobe Acrobat

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Digital Animation: Flash Traditional Animation: Feature Films

- SHINING STARS, Russ Berry Toys -Director of Animation Web series 15 episode’s

- NINJAMACA, House of Cool/Red Rover -Senior Animator and Animation Development
- QUEST FOR CAMELOT, Warner Bros. -Key Animator

- YING YANG YO, Broadcast flash series Walt Disney Television & Elliott Animation Early Development Team -And Series Animator

- BOB and DOUG, Prime time broadcast series 9th Story -Design clean-up and breaking

- BEST ED,Prime time broadcast series 9thStory -Series Animator

- SPACE JAM, Feature film, Warner Bros. -Traditional Key Animator

- THE KING AND I, Feature film, Rich Animation Studios (Distributed by Warner Bros.) -Traditional Key Animator

- ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN II, Feature film MGM -Traditional Key Animator

Traditional Animation: Commercials | ID Spots | Episodes under 60 seconds

- QUIK BUNNY POOL SPOT, Nestle and Animation House -Director/Lead Animator, (live action/animation)

- ANIMATED CALLING CARDS, Shawn Lepp and Mark Draper Keller Williams -Director, Designer and Animator

- CHARLIE TUNA, (live action/animation) Starkist & Spin productions -Lead Animator

- WIBBLY PIG, 9th Story -Series Animator

- NELVANA/PBS BUMPERS, PBS & Nelvana -Director/Lead Animator (6 bumpers)

- TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND, Elliott Animation -Animator

- 3 COCA COLA SPOTS (Quebec market) Pascal Blais Productions -Lead Animator

- TORONTO DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
Dual Credit Promotional Animation
School-College-Work Initiative program (MTCU/MOE)
-Director, Designer and Animator

-ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT SPACE JAM SPOT Warner Bros.
Idea & Storyboard Developer -Key Animator, (live action/animation)

- COCOA PUFFS CHOC. WAVE (2D /CG) and RICE KRISPIES ANIMATIC EXPERIMENT SPOT Animation House Lead Animator
Traditional Animation: Television Shows

- MY DAD THE ROCK STAR
Nelvana and Elliott Animation
-Key poses

- BEETLE JUICE
Nelvana
-Production Assistant

- HARRY AND HIS BUCKET FULL OF DINOSAURS
Cambium and Story City
-Key Poses

- BABAR
Production Asst. Series 2 & Babar Movie
-Key Animator & Assistant

- NANALAN series 1 & 2
CBC and 3J’s Productions
-Lead Storyboards

- UNDERGRADS
M-Tv Productions
-Key Poses

- THE MAGICAL ADVENTURES OF MUMPHIE
Britt Allcroft Productions and Phoenix Animation
Revision Supervisor
-Key Animator

- RUPERT THE BEAR
Nelvana
Key Poses & Designer
-Production Assistant

- STICKIN AROUND
Bearspots (Nelvana commercial animation division)
Key Animator and Development (Original 60 sec. spots)
-Key Poser & Animator (Series 1,3&5)

- FISH POLICE
Hanna Barbera and Karen Johnson Productions
-Animator

Video Games

- TOONLAND
Bearspots
-Key Animator

- WILDCATS
Bearspots
-Key Animator

FC Hockey
Animator/illustrator/designer

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN

YIN,YANG,YO.
Walt Disney Company and Elliott Animation
-Storyboard Development

- 6TEEN –The Promo (formerly THE MALL)
Elliott Animation, sold to Nelvana
-Key Animator

- NELVANA/PBS BUMPERS, PBS & Nelvana -Director/Lead Animator (6 bumpers)

- THE X-TREME 3,
Spinmaster Toys and MR. Animated Productions
Extreme sports cartoon
-Director, Designer & Co-Writer

- BIRDZ
Nelvana
-Character Developer & Designer

- THE X-TREME 3,
Spinmaster Toys and MR. Animated Productions
Extreme sports cartoon
-Director, Designer & Co-Writer

- GRAY,
MR Animated Productions and Image Comics
Comic book, adult cartoon and video game
-Director, Creator & Writer

- HARVEY THE SLOB,
MR Animated Productions
Children’s book/Animated series
-Director & Co-Creator

- SHRINKY DINK DOLLHOUSE LINE
Spinmaster Toys
-Character Designer for Toy line

- THE LONGHOUSE TALES
Phoenix Animation, Catalyst and CBC
-Puppet & Animated Character Developer/ Designer

MUSIC
Music composer, multi- instrumentalist and director
Christie/Rose Production
AWARDS
- Best Male Singer/Songwriter, 2008-2009 | The Toronto Independent Music Awards

EDUCATION
Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
Traditional Animation Program
1991-1993
*Immediate employment (full-time) at Nelvana following 1993
Animation Assistant, Nelvana Studios
1988
*While attending the prestigious Claude Watson School for the Arts (High School)
North York, Ontario
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Consulting