© 2019 by Curtis Sponsler

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​APPLICATIONS

3DS MAX (since 3D Studio DOS R3)

After Effects

Photoshop

Illustrator

Premiere Pro

Cinema 4D

InDesign

Audition

Final Cut Pro X

EMPLOYMENT

Red Rocket Studios - 3+ years

Technomedia Solutions - 1.5 years

AniMill - 19 years

Century III @ Universal Studios - 3 years

The Post Group @ MGM/Disney Studios - 1 year

Freelance - 5+ years on & off

INTERESTS

Writing for children, young adult & middle grade novels

Former Co-Regional Advisor for SCBWI Florida (Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators)

Theatre Directing and Set Design

Computer Design and Construction

MAC and PC Repair/Updating

Speaker Design

Cabinetmaking

EXPERIENCE

30+ years of production and award-winning design

Begins every project with story ideas created with the client

Creates scripts, storyboards, and animatics to develop concept 

Acts out scenes for the enlightenment and amusement of others

Brings reality to VR and AR applications

Oversees development of 3D models, elements & layout

Renders elements adding textures, lighting, and camera blocking 

Supervises post, responsible for editing & compositing

Completes every project with personal finishing touch

SKILL SET

Director/Producer 3D Animator

Motion Graphics Compositor

VFX Supervisor/TD

Storyboard Artist

Video Editor

Photographer/Cinematographer

Writer

CLIENTÈLE

Disney, Universal, Lockheed Martin, Siemens, Adams Golf, SeaWorld, Anheuser-Busch, NBC, ABC, Legoland, SMC,The Golf Channel, and multiple network TV station affiliates

AWARDS

Regional Emmy award & nominations

Telly awards for broadcast, commercial, and corporate animation

Addy awards for commercial animation

Cleo for commercial animation

PUBLISHED AUTHOR

The Focal Easy Guide to After Effects

RÉSUMÉ