Sam K. Hale Resumé
 
Production Management:
2013, “Monster of the Sky” Short Film, Mighty Pug Studio, Director/Producer.
2012, “The Annoying Orange”, Cartoon Network/The Collective, Burbank, CA, Art Director.
2011, “The Narrative of Victor Karloch” , IBEX Puppetry, Inc., L.A., Producer.
2011, “The Power of Tensely” (currently in production), IBEX Puppetry, Inc., Portland, OR, Producer.
2011, “Team Smithereen”, Disney XD/Wildbrain, Burbank, CA, Associate Producer.
2010, “Panasonic Stereo” Commercial, Pasadena Art Center, Project Manager. 
2009-10, “Yamasong” Short Film, IBEX Puppetry, Inc., Director/Producer.
(winner Best Animated Film and Best Fantasy Short at Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival).
2009, “Pee-Wee Herman Live”, Chiodo Bros., Burbank, Shadow Puppet Project Manager.
2008, “Sunny County”, Disney TV Animation/Chiodo Bros., Burbank, CA. Production Manager.
2007-8, Kevin Costner Presents “The Explorers Guild” – TIG Productions/Black Lamp Prod./
Chiodo Bros. Prod.,  Burbank, CA.  Animation Production Manager.
2003, “Ahoy, Captain Sid!” – New Image Media, Producer/Art Director. 
(nominated for 2 regional Emmys).

Storyboard Artist / Illustrator:
2011, “Miss the Misery”, Foo Fighters Music Video, RCA Records, L.A., Storyboard Artist.
2010, “Forever Home” Children’s Book, Animal Wow! Entertainment, Inc., L.A., Illustrator.
2009-10, “Yamasong” Short Film, IBEX Puppetry, Inc., Storyboard Artist.
2008, “If You Asked Me” – Meaghan Smith Music Video, Sire Records/Lodger Films, Storyboard Artist.
2008, “Sword of Mars” Graphic Novel, Shenanigans Entertainment, LA. Illustrator.
2007, “Desert Gold” – Maika Music Video, Fet Musikk, Oslo, Norway/Los Angeles. Storyboard Artist.
2003, “Elf” – New Line Cinema/Chiodo Bros., LA.  Illustrator.

Digital Post-Production Artist:
2013, “Laurie’s Stories” for Cougar Town,  TBS/Platypus Animation, Digital Production Artist.
2011, “Sam Sandwich” Disney Junior/(W)holesome Products, Inc, Digital Production Artist.
2010, “The Simpsons: The Fight Before Christmas”, Fox/Gracie Films, Digital Production Artist.
2010, “Ray Ban Never Hide” Campaign, Screen Novelties, Hollywood. Digital Production Artist.
2008, “Silence of the Lambs Musical” Stop-motion Song, Jon & Al Kaplan, Digital Production Artist.
2008, “Kabillion Bumpers”, Mike Young Productions/Kabillion, LA. Animator.
2007, “Winter Tales” – Divide Pictures/Chiodo Bros., Burbank, CA.  Digital Effects Artist.
2002-3, 2004, “Clay Play” – Playhouse Disney, Disney Channel/Chiodo Bros. Prod.  Post-Production Artist.

Production Design / Fabrication:
2012, “The Annoying Orange”, Cartoon Network/The Collective, Burbank, CA, Art Director.
2010, “Panasonic Stereo” Commercial, Pasadena Art Center, Puppet Designer/Fabricator. 
2010, “Forever Home” Children’s Book, Animal Wow! Entertainment, Inc., Art Direction/Fabrication, L.A.
2009, “Yamasong”, IBEX Puppetry, Inc., Orlando, FL/Burbank, CA, Lead Puppet Fabricator.
2009, “Green: An Earth Tale” – Sam J. Racadio Environmental Learning Center, Highland, CA. 
2008, “If You Asked Me” – Meaghan Smith Music Video, Sire Records/Lodger Films, L.A. 
2007, “Desert Gold” – Maika Music Video, Fet Musikk, Oslo, Norway/Los Angeles.
2007, “Fish Out of Water: Movie Night” – Lodger Films, Hollywood.
(official selection 2008 SXSW Film Festival)
2006, “Housecat Housecall” – Nestlé Purina PetCare/Black and White Television, L.A.
2006, “The Fox Lantern” – Trimvirate-Pi Theatre, Little Tokyo, L.A.
(recipient Arlyn Award Commendation in Puppet Design)

Puppet Performer:
2010, “Panasonic Stereo” Commercial, Pasadena Art Center, Puppet Coordinator/Puppeteer. 
2009, “Green: An Earth Tale” – Sam J. Racadio Environmental Learning Center, Highland, CA.
2008, “If You Ask Me” – Meaghan Smith Music Video, Warner Records/Lodger Films, L.A. 
2007, “Autumn Leaves” – Triumvirate-Pi Theatre, Farmlab, L.A.
2007, “Noah’s Ark” Extravaganza – Skirball Jewish Cultural Center, Los Angeles.
2007, “Fish Out of Water: Movie Night” – Lodger Films, Hollywood.
2006, “Dante’s Inferno” – Lantern Lane Entertainment (official selection 2007 Sundance Festival). 
2006, “The Fox Lantern” – Triumvirate-Pi Theatre, Little Tokyo, L.A.

Art Education:
2000,  Master of Fine Arts, Academy of Art University, San Francisco.


Contact:
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818-648-4714  cell


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