RESUME


FRANK FORTE RESUME

WORK EXPERIENCE

BLUMHOUSE  - Los Angeles, CA  (Feb-March. 2017)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
         Truth Or Dare (Dir. Jeff Wadlow)

WARNER BROTHERS ANIMATION  - Burbank, CA  (March. 2017)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
         Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles (Dir. Jake Castorena)

SONY PICTURES  - Los Angeles, CA  (March 2017)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
         Escape (Dir. Adam Robitel)

GREEN VALLEY FILMS  - Los Angeles, CA  (Jan.-March 2017)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
         Academy of Magic (Dir. Jorgen Klubien)

PURE IMAGINATION STUDIOS  - Van Nuys, CA  (April. 2016-Present)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
            Lego:Guardians of the Galaxy
The Lego Movie 4D: A New Adventure
Shrek: A 4D Adventure
The Croods: A 4D Adventure
Mr. Peabody and Sherman: A 4D Adventure

BLUMHOUSE  - Los Angeles, CA  (June 2016 –Aug. 2016)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
         Insidious 4 (Dir. Adam Robitel)

SONY PICTURES ANIMATION  - Culver City, CA  (Sept. 2015-Mar. 2016)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
         The Emoji Movie

BENTO BOX ENTERTAINMENT  - Burbank, CA  (Aug. 2011-Sept. 2015)
Storyboard artist, Storyboard Revisionist (Digital)
         Bob’s Burgers

Illumination Entertainment/Universal Studios  - Santa Monica, CA  (June 2011-Sept. 2011)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
         Despicable Me 2
         The Loraxx (commercials)

THRESHOLD ANIMATION STUDIOS  - Santa Monica, CA  (Feb. 2011-Mar. 2011)
Storyboard artist (Digital)
Lego:Star Wars  The Empire Strikes Out

Hero Factory 2012


FILM ROMAN/MARVEL ANIMATION - N. Hollywood, CA  (Feb. 2010-Dec. 2010)
Storyboard artist/Storyboard Revisionist (Digital)

The Super Hero Squad Show


THRESHOLD ANIMATION STUDIOS  - Santa Monica, CA  (July 2008-Dec. 2009)
Storyboard artist (Digital and traditional)
Hero Factory (TV movie)
Ultimate Heroes (Marvel: 4D Ride for Madame Tussaud’s - England)
Clutch Powers 4D (Ride for Legoland)

Lego Atlantis (TV special)

Bionicle:The Legend Reborn (direct to DVD feature movie)


SOUTH PARK STUDIOS  - Los Angeles, CA  (May 2008)

Animator : Digital rotoscoping and animation in Photoshop using Cintiq monitor

Major Boobage (Heavy Metal homage episode)

THE CANNERY - Burbank, CA  (March-April 2007)

Animation Director / Storyboard Artist / Creation of Animatics in Flash / Animator

Pilot for Sony Online (created using Flash prod. Pipeline)

RENEGADE ANIMATION  - Glendale, CA  (Sep. 2004-2007)

Storyboard Artist Storyboard / Revisionist / Creation of Animatics in Flash / Animator

The Mr. Men Show  (created storyboards/animatics using Flash)
Re-Animated  TV Movie  (created storyboards using Sketchbook pro)
Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi Show

KLASKY CSUPO (KA-CHEW) - Hollywood, CA  (2004-2006)

Storyboard Artist / Animator / Character Designer / Creation of Animatics in Flash

Burger King Commercial, Bridezilla Commercial

TOONACIOUS  - Burbank, CA  (Aug.-Sep. 2004)

Animator /  Character Designer / Creation of Animatics in Flash

Bewitched ( feature movie - animated intro )


COMEDY CENTRAL  - Los Angeles, CA  (Oct. 2003-Dec. 2003)
Background designer / Painter
Kid Notorious (TV series)

REVOLUTION STUDIOS  - Santa Monica, CA  (Oct. 2002-June 2003)

Storyboard artist / Animator / Background designer

Lil Pimp  (feature movie)


Clients: Klasky Csupo, South Park, Raw Nerve Films, NFL Films, The Drew Carey Show, The George Lopez Show, Caya Filmworks, Rhine Entertainment, Dynamite Entertainment, Heavy Metal Magazine,


Software/Hardware: Photoshop CC, Storyboard Pro, Flix, SketchUp, Cintiq monitor, Wacom tablet, Flash CC, Sketchbook Pro, Illustrator, Word

EDUCATION


Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT - BFA Graphic Design Spring 1992
School of Visual Arts, NYC – Animation, life drawing, painting, Summer 2001
Art Students League, NYC - Drawing and painting, Summer 2001
Paier College of Art, Hamden CT - Drawing and painting, Summer 2001
The Animation Academy, Burbank, CA - Visual development, Fall 2002-2003
LAAFA, Van Nuys, CA - Life drawing, anatomy, figure drawing, 2003-2006
LACC, Los Angeles, CA - Film classes, Fall 2007
Concept Design Academy, Pasadena CA - Storyboard, concept design, 2007-2016
Studio Arts, Glendale CA - SketchUp, concept design, 2015-2016




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