Archive for November, 2010

The 12th Annual Animation Show of Shows!

November 29, 2010 20 comments

Curated and presented by Acme Filmworks founder Ron Diamond, the Animation Show of Shows features the most acclaimed and exceptional animated shorts produced worldwide during the past year.

These outstanding works are at the cutting edge of animation, pushing creative boundaries and using the latest technologies. As in previous years, the 2010 program features films in a variety of styles from all over the world, including Poland, Chile, the UK, and France. Many have won major awards at international film festivals, notably the 2010 Annecy International Grand Prix winner, THE LOST THING, by Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann.


Justin and Shel Rasch

November 3, 2010 28 comments

Before teaming up with Shel, Justin wrote, directed and animated several short films on his own. With over 12 years of professional animation experience, Justin now works as a Lead Animator at for Sony Video Games as well as periodically contributing animations to various feature film and TV show projects. He graduated from Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1996. Shel has a background in theater and dance; her Choreographic Works have been widely commissioned and well received throughout the US. Together, Justin and Shel own the production company Stunt Puppet Pictures, which is currently producing several projects including pre-production on a new Stop Motion Animation Feature Film. Justin and Shel live in Los Angeles with their three continual motion kids.