Casey Hupke is a visual fx designer/animator who has been working in the commercial industry for the better part of 7 years. As a freelancer he has collaborated with a several studios to help define a generative art style that can been seen in many campaigns for clients such as IBM, ATT, Coca Cola, and Buick. A passion for comedy and illogical particle effects help to define his workflow, and design aesthetic.
Rob Garrott is an art director, animator, and editor with many years of hands-on experience in the print and broadcast industries, working for ad agencies and television networks. He focuses on creative direction, design, editing, and animation using CINEMA 4D, After Effects, and Final Cut Pro. He has designed and produced broadcast projects for many top brands, creating on-air network graphics packages, promos, television shows, and sales tapes.
Donovan Keith is a freelance animator, teacher, and technical director living in the city of Los Angeles. A strong interest in education and the sciences has led him to specialize in medical animation. He has demonstrated Cinema 4D at computer graphics tradeshows across the country and has worked as an on-site trainer for a number of top broadcast networks.
EJ Hassenfratz is a multi-Emmy winning freelance 3D/motion graphic artist based out of Washington, DC. He works directly with clients big and small to create the best, creative, and innovative designs, motion graphics, print ads, and logo designs. He's experienced with storyboarding, video production, editing and compression, sound editing, special effects, rotoscoping, and compositing.
Kevin Aguirre has been working in the 3D industry for 14 years and worked on the pre-visualization for several feature films including Star Trek, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. Kevin became one of the lead animators with Cake Studios and has helped to produce several broadcast graphic packages for Sky Sports, ESPN Longhorn Network, and BYUTV among others.
Nick Campbell worked at Digital Kitchen as an animator and a photographer where he made TV commercials and title sequences. He also founded an iPhone App company called BananaCameraCo and a motion design education and product site called Greyscalegorilla. Nick has recently been speaking to students and creatives about how to be creative and get paid to do what you love.