Online Resume

Animation

  • For Hire
    • “The Cave” music video for “Arrest My Sister”, produced by Joey Travolta.
    • “Eeya’s Story” animated autism awareness short, produced by Joey Travolta.
    • “Super Hero’s Only Exist in Cartoons”, anti-bullying campaign
    • “Power 1490, AM Mayhem: The story of a Hip-Hop Radio Station in Tuscon, AZ”. Titles
    • “Vegan with Joy”, animated title sequence, vegan cooking program, iTunes.
    • “Under the Dog House”, animated title sequence, web series with over 100,000 hits on youtube.
    • “Oxy & Keke” web series about Relationship problems
    • Animation segments for the trailer of the book “Devon and The Greedy Ferret”
  • Festival Shorts
    • Mr. Raindrop (by Harriet Sprizziri of Next Film Productions), screening at
      • International Children’s Film Festival 2012, Wonder-Con Anaheim, CA, March 18th, 2012.
      • San Diego International Children’s Film Festival 2012, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA, July 15th, 2012
      • San Diego International Children’s Film Festival 2012, MOPA, San Diego, CA, July 22nd , 2012
      • 4th Annual New Orleans International Children’s Film Festival, September 11th, 2012.
      • AniMazing Spot Film Festival, Burbank, CA, September 10th, 2012
      • 8th Annual Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, October 7th, 2012.
      • 10th Annual International Student Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, November 17th-18th, 2012
      • 1st World Arts Film Festival, Jacksonville, FL, April 11th-13th, 2013
      • International Family Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, May 1st-5th, 2013
  • “The Namazu”, featuring the voice talents of Tom Kenny (best known for Sponge Bob) and Stella Ritter (youngest daughter of actor John Ritter)
    • San Diego International Children’s Film Festival 2012, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA, July 15th, 2012
    • San Diego, Animator’s Panel, Comic-Con 2012, San Diego, CA, July 15th, 2012
    • 4th Annual New Orleans International Children’s Film Festival, September 11th, 2012.
    • 8th Annual Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, October 7th, 2012.
    • 1st World Arts Film Festival, Jacksonville, FL, April 11th-13th, 2013
    • International Family Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, May 1st-5th, 2013
    • 11th Annual International Student Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, November 17th-18th, 2013
  • “Hannah Lost Her Smile”, featuring the voice of Stella Ritter (youngest daughter of actor John Ritter)
    • San Diego International Children’s Film Festival 2013, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA, July 15th, 2013
    • 8th Annual Outside the Box Bakersfield Film Festival 2013, Fox Theater, Bakersfield, CA Nov 8th-10th, 2013
    • 2nd World Arts Film Festival, Jacksonville, FL, May 15th-19th, 2013
    • International Family Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, November 7th, 2014.
    • “Kids Showcase” Vail Animation Festival, Vail CO, March 28th-29th 2015
  • “AirBurst: The Soda of Doom”, featuring the voice talents of Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds, The Simpsons), and Mia Mantegna
    • San Diego International Children’s Film Festival 2014, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA, July 27th, 2014
    • C&C Teen Hollywood Film Festival “Honorably Selected”, Hollywood, CA, 2014
    • 9th Annual Outside the Box Bakersfield Film Festival 2014, Fox Theater, Bakersfield, CA Nov, 2014
    • World Arts Film Festival 2015 “Special Jury Award” for “Youth Animation” Jacksonville, FL, October 15h-17th 2015
    • Freedom Film Festival
  • “The Adventures of Pelican Pete: A Bird is Born”, based on the book series by Francis & Hugh Keiser”
    • San Diego International Children’s Film Festival 2015, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA, July 12th, 2015
    • World Arts Film Festival 2015 “Special Jury Award” for “Hometown Award” Jacksonville, FL, October 15h-17th 2015
    • Special Screening at the Corazon Cinema & Café. St. Augustine, FL. Sunday October 18th, 2016
    • Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA. Saturday March 26th, 2016
    • Rendezvous Film Festival, Amelia Island, FL, June 2nd-4th 2016
  • “Somebody NEEDs You”, Starring the voice by the legendary “June Foray”
    • Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA. Saturday March 26th, 2016
    • International Family Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, October 20th-23rd
    • New York Film Festival

Student Work

  • “Sounds”, Post-Production, Summer Creative Workshop 2012, Loyola Marymount University.
  • “Midnight Spaceshark”, Animation from 2D Animation class, Woodbury University, Fall 2015
  • “Hide & Shriek”, Post-Production, Junior Studio 1 & 2 class, Woodbury University, Fall 2016-Spring 2017 (in progress)

Others

  • “Believe it! The Dani Bowman Story”, Rethinking Autism.com PSA. (2011)
  • “We Are One”, PSA about beliefs in different autism organizations. (2015)
  • “Normal is a Setting in a Dryer”, an animated segment in the film “Normal People Scare Me Too”.  (2015)

Public Speaking

  • Alaska Autism Resource Center Roadshow. Juneau, Bethel, Soldotna, and Anchorage, AS. March 2016
  • Oklahoma State Autism Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, Keynote. November 2015
  • Temple Grandin & Friends at Club Nokia, Los Angeles, CA. May 2015
  • OCALICON, Columbus, OH. Sponsored by Hasbro Inc., spoken to over 2000 people. November 2014.
  • CORE 10, Long Beach, CA. Informative speech to transition young adults about the importance of having a college education. October 2014.
  • Autism in Long Beach “Bully Free Zone 1 2 and 3” in 2014/2013/2012 Persuasive speech to intercity kids of all abilities about the importance of staying in school and going to collage.
  • AGI conference in Bolder, CO. Informative speech about myself to my fellow leaders, June 2014
  • Advanced LA, Los Angeles, CA. Informative speech to transition young adults about the importance of having a college education. Jewish University, June 2014
  • APSE, Long Beach, CA. Informative speech to transition young adults about the importance of having a college education. May 2014
  •  Conference. Persuasive speech to the autism community about why it’s beneficial to them to employee people with disabilities, March 2014
  • Pitting for Autism Benefit. Informative speech to a punk rock audience about autism. Spring, 2014
  • La Canada Kiwanis club, Persuasive speech to small business employers about why it’s beneficial to them to employee people with disabilities. 
 Spring 2014
  • Aquarium of the Pacific, Festival of Human Abilities. A closing speech to thank everyone for attending, 2014
  • Acceptance speech at Exceptional Ability Award “for Next Level Artist”, 2013
  • Art of Autism, Mr. Music Head art event in Hollywood, as well as featuring my art. Talking about art and autism, Summer 2013
  • ARI Conference, Irvine, CA, Employment Panel, 2012
  • 6th annual Autism Conference of America. Informative speech, “My Story“, 2012
  • Genius of Autism, McCarton Foundation, New York, NY, 2012
  • Golden Goody Award, Award Acceptance Speech, 2012
  • Autism Conferences of America, Teen Panel, February 24th, 2012
  • ANCA Awards Presenter, Vancouver, BC, September 23rd, 2011
  • “Girltopia”, Girl Scouts of America, LA Convention Center, October 29th, 2011
  • Orange County Festival of Books, Illustrators’ Stage, October 2nd, 2011
  • California Avocado Festival in Carpentaria, CA, 2011
  • Rotary Club in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Informative Speech about myself and my animation company, 2011
  • “The Art of Autism”, Barnesdale Theatre, Hollywood, CA, May 19th, 2011
  • Art of Autism, Southern California Gas Company, Informative Speech about myself and my animation company, 2009

Other Accomplishments and Community Involvement

  • Powerlight Studios iPads for autism, raised money to give iPads to 4 non-verbal children to assist them in communication.
  • Committee member, Walk Now for Autism Speaks, Los Angeles 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Hosted “Night of Too Many Shorts” at Woodbury University, April 15th, 2016
  • Inclusion Films, Summer Animation Class Teacher
    • 2014-2016 Moraga, CA
    • 2013 San Diego, CA, Moraga, CA, Detroit, MI
    • 2012 San Diego, CA, Moraga, CA
    • 2011 Jacksonville, FL, Edgewood, NJ, Detroit, MI
  • Summer Animation Camp Teacher
    • 2016 VSAFlorida Tampa FL
    • 2014-2015 VSAFlorida Tampa FL, Worthingtin OH, Findlay OH
    • 2012-2013 OCALI, Columbus, OH
  • Hosted Animation Classes
    • Let’s Animate! An Animation Class June 20th-24th, 2016
    • Let’s Animate…AGAIN! August 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th, and 28th
    • Spec Saturday Animation Workshop, Saturdays February 4th-May 13th