Animation Reel: www.slabelfilms.com
Stop Motion Reel: www.slabelfilms.com/Abel_Audition
Award-Winning Films (Director, Producer, and Animator)
Best Animated Film, 168 Film Festival, California, USA
The Debuttered (horror/comedy)
Official selection, Giggleshorts Film Festival / Toronto, Canada
Official selection, Rincon Int'l Film Festival / Puerto Rico
Official selection, California Int'l Animation Festival / California, USA
Night At the Ballet (comedy)
Stauffer's Animal Cracker Film Contest; Top 16 finalist out of 175 entries
2012 - Music Video: Cassandra and the Left Brains "Moving Out"
Designed and built stop motion puppet of the lead singer and set. Animated two scenes. Also, I rotoscoped guitarist.
2007 – Present Assistant to Executive Producer and Creative Director
KromA Visual Effects, Los Angeles, CA
Designed and created the Cassette Tape Art for the music video: Bruno Mars “Just The Way You Are” Performed compositing, rotoscoping, beauty, and background clean up on music videos and features. Provided administrative support to clients. Filmed and created elements for compositing.
2003-2007 University of Iowa
B.A., Cinema and Theatre
Focused on animation and writing.