Nelson Brown

Nelson Brown

Animator / 12 yrs

San Francisco, CA

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Animator

Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)

Senior Animator

The Angry Birds Movie (2016)

Animator

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

Character Animator / Cycle Animation Sup

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Animator

Megamind: The Button of Doom (2011)

Animator

Megamind (2010)

Animator

Shrek Forever After (2010)

Senior Animator

LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (2007)

Senior Animator

Crash of the Titans (2007)

animation lead

Star Wars Rebels

Lead Animator

The Princess and The Frog

Lead Animator

Where the Wild Things Are

Senior Animator

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Senior Animator

Eragon

Animator

B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations

Hi there! I come from Olympia, WA, but am currently in the San Francisco area working as an animation lead at Lucasfilm Animation. Previously I have worked for Sony Pictures Imageworks, PDI/Dreamworks, Pixar, Reel FX, and Griptonite Games. Please have a look around and feel free to contact me with any questions you might have.
Work History
  • October 2016 - February 2018

    animation lead

    Lucasfilm Animation

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  • February 2015 - September 2016

    Senior Animator

    Sony Pictures Imageworks

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  • October 2013 - January 2015

    Animator

    DreamWorks Animation

    - Penguins of Madagascar
    - B.O.O. (Bureau of Otherworldly Operations)
    - Mr. Peabody and Sherman
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  • September 2013 - September 2013

    Animator

    Pixar

    - Project postponed.
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  • May 2010 - September 2013

    Character Animator / Cycle Animation Supervisor

    DreamWorks Animation

    Animating shots, as well as leading a team of crowd animators in the U.S. and India.

    - Mr. Peabody and Sherman
    - Rocky and Bullwinkle
    - Madagascar 3
    - Megamind: The Button of Doom
    - Megamind
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  • February 2010 - April 2010

    Animator

    Reel FX

    - Open Season 3
    - Shrek Forever After (marketing)
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  • November 2007 - January 2010

    Lead Animator

    Foundation 9 Entertainment

    - Rigging and animating 3d characters for real-time, multi-platform engine.
    - Storyboarding, animating and scripting real-time cut scenes.
    - Leading a small team of project-based animators.

    - Shipped Titles:
    “Spiderman: Red Vs. Black – Amazing Allies Edition” – PSP/PS2 – 2008
    “Where the Wild Things Are” – Xbox 360 - 2009
    “The Princess and the Frog” - Wii
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  • March 2005 - November 2007

    Senior Animator

    Griptonite Games

    - Designing, rigging and animating 3d characters for a real-time engine.
    - Leading a core team of animators, as well as leading meetings and activities to push animation quality studio-wide

    - Shipped Titles:
    "Crash of the Titans" - Nintendo DS - 2007
    "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" - Nintendo DS - 2007
    "Lego Star Wars 2: The Original Trilogy" - Game Boy Advance - 2007
    "Over the Hedge: Hammie Goes Nuts" - Nintendo DS - 2006
    "Eragon" - Nintendo DS - 2006
    "Shrek Super Slam" - Nintendo DS - 2005
    "Shrek Super Slam" - Game Boy Advan
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Education
  • Animation Mentor

    2008 - 2009
  • Art Institute of Seattle

    2002 - 2005