Steven Bednar

Chicago, Illinois

About Me

I am an Animator and illustrator working out of Chicago, Illinois. I have had my work and films displayed across the country and overseas and have been a creative force in the industry for five years.



RESUME

Objective: To be a positive, energetic and contributing creative force to the industry and artform of Animation

Animation Productions:

Instec Quicksolver 3 Animation – 2011 Director and all Animation Production
An animation promoting Instec’s new software Quicksolver 3.
Featured on company’s website and at conferences around the country including IASA.
Concepted and Designed all aspects of project.

ANIMATED FILM– “The Fence Underneath Us” – 2009
Director and all Animation Production, concepted and designed all aspects of project.
Official Selection at 2009-2010 Film Festivals
• 2009 San Francisco Frozen Film Festival
• 2009 California Animation Film Festival
• 2009 2D or Not 2D Seattle Film Festival
• 2010 Phoenix Film Festival
• 2010 Atlanta Film Festival
• 2010 Sunscreen Film Festival – Tampa
• 2010 Betty Boop Festival – Wisconsin
• 2010 Woods Hole Film Festival – Woods Hole, MA

Dutch Partij Voor de Dieren – 2006 Director and Lead Animator
Animation Promoting the election for the Party for the Animals in Holland. The first political party dedicated to protecting Animal Rights. The Party won the Election!
Concepted and Designed all aspects of project.

Maryland Animation Film Festival – 2005 Director and Lead Animator
Animation Promoting New Animation Segment of the Maryland Film Festival.
Concepted and Designed all aspects of project.

WORK EXPIERIENCE:

Dotomi – Production Artist
Chicago, Illinois April 2011– Present
Work with Creative Directors to complete digital design iniatives.
Manage Production for Multiple High profile Clients (Under Armour, Anthropologie, Bon Ton)

Engauge – Production Artist
Columbus, Ohio October 2009/December 2010
Lead Animator on all in house signage animations and character animations.
Work with Creative Directors to complete digital design initiatives.

9K9 Animation - Production Artist/Animator
Los Angeles, CA /October 2008 – March 2009
Character Animation and Effects Animation for web based promotion media.
Part of video Production team, rotoscoping, render management, concepting and storyboarding

Education: Maryland Institute College of Art – May 2008
Bachelors of Arts Degree – Experimental Animation Major
4 Year Scholarship Recipient

National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts
2004 ARTS Winner in Visual Art

Excellent References Available Upon Request

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