RESUME:

Charlie Canfield

Animation Oddment & Sundries

2 Guerrero Street, #206

San Francisco, CA 94103


Phone: 415-254-0083

Email: charlie@charliecanfield.com

website: http://www.charliecanfield.com


About:


Illustrative Hand-Drawn Animation Filmmaker. Provides concepts, design, illustration/animation. Emphasis on digital tools, working solo or with a studio/team. Software includes TV Paint, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator. 25 years of industry experience.


Freelancing Highlights:


2010

"The Next Frontier: Engineering The Golden Age Of Green", documentary, Filmsight Prod. Proposed ideas for and created 12 animated sequences totaling 2.5 minutes.


2008

"A Span In Time", documentary, David L Brown Productions: Wins Emmy award winner for Best Animation in a documentary. Proposed ideas for and created 14 animated sequences totaling 3.6 minutes. Also wrote dialogue and provided voice acting for main cartoon character.


2007

"Amazing: The Rebuilding Of The MacArthur Maze", documentary, David L Brown Productions, documentary: 2 Emmy award nominations for Best Animation in a documentary, and Best Documentary. Proposed ideas for and created 15 animated sequences totaling 2.9 minutes.


"Around June", feature film, James Savoca writer/director: Designed and created 6 animated sequences totaling 5.6 minutes.


2005

"The Bridge So Far", David L Brown Productions: Wins 2 Emmy awards for Best Animation in a documentary, and Best Documentary. Proposed ideas for and created 8 animated sequences totaling 2.9 minutes.


"Hide & Seek", personal film: Zagreb Int'l Animation Festival selection.


Other clients include Digital Kitchen, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Mekanism, Radium, Mondo Media, Maverix, Leapfrog, MTV, Nickelodeon, The Orphanage, Vinton Studios.


Studio highlights:


1999-2003 Wild Brain Inc., San Francisco CA

Artist/Animator, Commercial Director

Hasbro, Ogilvy & Mather, Cartoon Network, Universal Pictures, Century Theaters


1991-1999 Colossal Pictures, San Francisco CA

Artist/Animator, Commercial Director

Ogilvy & Mather, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Coke, Samsung, Locomotion


1989-1991 Industrial Light and Magic, San Rafael CA

FX Animator, Motion Control Camera Operator

Rocketeer, Back To The Future 2 & 3, Kurosawa's Dreams, The Doors, Ghost, The Hunt For Red October


1983-1989 Alpha Cine, Seattle WA

Artist/Animator, Commercial Director

Honda, Ford, Vinton Studios, Russ Myers, Sundance FF


Awards/Selections/screenings For Commercials and Films:


Emmy Awards '09 & '07, Ottawa Animation Festival '05 & '98, Sundance New Media Festival, Film Arts Foundation Festival, The San Francisco International Film Festival Golden Gate Award, Gold Creativity Award, World Animation Celebration Silver Award, World Animation Celebration Director Showcase, Addy Award, 2 Emerald City Awards, NW Film and Video Festival Award