Dec 14 2017
A few weeks ago I opened a YouTube account and posted my first animated short film. It was the culmination of a long journey to get my labor of love across the finish line. For a year and a half I’d spent late nights and weekends drawing and coloring 10,000 frames of animation. And when I […]
Aug 02 2017
Rob shares his wisdom and experience for students in this video we created for our “Professor in Residence” Kevin Hawley’s Graphic Programs class at USF. Be sure to watch with the sound on.
May 24 2017
My name is Brooke Bandoni, and I am an 18-year-old high school student that will be graduating from Tampa Preparatory School at the end of May, and attending the University of Central Florida in the Fall. For the past three weeks, I’ve gotten the opportunity to intern at Company Man Studios in Downtown Tampa. I […]
May 11 2017Who reads anymore? Yes, I am aware of the irony that this title suggests. Hopefully, you are reading this and not scrolling past it. Whether it is zipping through the numerous apps on your phone, poking around on your iPad, or searching on your laptop, we are surrounded by programs that allow potential clients and […]
LEARNING THE IN’S AND OUT’S
I walked into the doors of Company Man Studios not knowing what to expect. Starting a new job is both exciting and nerve racking. I have been here a few months now and I already feel like I have become fully integrated into this amazing company. The charm the office has […]
Dec 06 2016Learn why creating a storyboard will save you time Creating a storyboard is key to establishing well thought out animation. Storyboarding is a very important step in setting the tone for telling a story. Storyboards can help express thoughts, ideas, and direction visually to create the story you are trying to tell. Jumping straight into animation with no foundation […] Nov 22 2016A tech scout can make your production days easy(er). Somewhere in process of telling stories through video, before the camera comes out of the bag and after the shoot decision has been made, a tech scout takes place. (Or, at least it should.) There are a number of things that a tech scout should provide, but more […]
Yeah, we’re cool…
Shout out to Buddy Brew Coffee buds for collaborating on this little short.