Jeffrey Wallenhorst

))) Character Animator Career Objective:

34-08 31st Ave. Apt. 2F Astoria, NY 11106 E: JtotheWall@hotmail.com P: 585.944.5983

To obtain a character animation position, with the opportunity to bring emotional and entertaining life to characters.

Education:
• Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Animation, May 2007 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro PA

Experience:
• Freelance: Nick & Nick Jr. (Various Projects) – New York, NY, 2010 ◦ ANIMATOR ◦ Animated Motion Graphics, rigged character for animation in After Effects, animated characters. Freelance: “LEGO Toy Story” Animation –Glendale, NY, 2010 ◦ ANIMATOR ◦ Assisted in set dressing and animation of stop motion short. Freelance: Hanesgreen.com, “Green tips” -Astoria, NY, 2010 ◦ CHARACTER CLEAN-UP, CHARACTER RIGGING, ANIMATION ◦ Assisted in Character Clean up, rigged characters for animation in After Effects, animated characters. Freelance: J. Viewz “Come Back Down” music video -Brooklyn, NY, 2010 ◦ DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, PUPPETEER, ANIMATION, COMPOSITING ◦ Assisted in the design and construction of set pieces and characters, puppeteer of many of the characters, assisted in the lip sync of characters and compositing. Little Airplane Productions: “Third & Bird”, BBC's Cbeebies preschool -Financial District, NY, Mar '08- Sept '09 ◦ ANIMATOR ◦ Worked at bringing life to character's individual personalities, met tight television production deadlines, worked well in a team environment under direction of a Lead Animator, assisted in company side projects such as: Menu animations for “3rd & Bird: Birds the Word,” “3rd & Bird: A Very Squooky Christmas!,” and “3rd & Bird: Muffin Land!”

Little Airplane Productions: “Wonder Pets, season 2”, Nick Jr. preschool -Financial District, NY, Nov '07- Feb '08 ◦ ANIMATOR ◦ Worked at bringing life to character's individual personalities, met tight television production deadlines, worked well in a team environment under direction of a Lead Animator, adapted quickly with little training to both the studio's animation style and inner-workings.

Activities & Accomplishments:
• • • Edinboro University Animation Club, 2003-2007 Edinboro University Dean's List, 2003-2007 Boy Scouts of America- Eagle Scout, 2003

Exhibition Record:
• “Mortimer Pigmun and His Time Traveling Chums”- DESIGN,CONSTRUCTION, ANIMATION ◦ CHANNEL FREDERATOR AWARDS nomination for funniest film, 2008 ◦ NICKTOONS NETWORK ANIMATION FESTIVAL, 2007 ◦ EDINBORO UNIVERSITY STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL, 2006 “24 Frames”- ANIMATOR ◦ RINCON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL- Director's Choice Award Rincon, Puerto Rico, April 22-26, 2008 ◦ TWIN RIVERS MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL- Best Animated Film Asheville, NC, May 4-10, 2008 ◦ BROOKLYN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL- Best Animation Brooklyn, NY, May30-June 8, 2008 ◦ WASHOUGAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL- Best Animated Film Washougal, WA, August 21-24, 2008 ◦ MOTOR CITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL- Best Animation Detroit, MI, September 12-13, 2008 ◦ ROUTE 66 FILM FESTIVAL- Best Animated Film Springfield, IL, September 20-21, 2008 ◦ RED ROCK FILM FESTIVAL- Grand Jury Award, Best Narrative Short Springdale, UT, November 13-16, 2008

Design & Animation Skills:
• SKILLED KNOWLEDGE ◦ Adobe (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier) ◦ Sony (Vegas, DVD Architect) ◦ Stop Motion Pro, i-Stop Motion ◦ Light Wave ◦ Mac & PC Interfaces BASIC KNOWLEDGE ◦ Maya, Flash MX, Toon Boom Animation Software, Adobe InDesign, Final Cut Pro