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

Open Season 3 (2011)

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