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HARRY RASMUSSEN - DIRECTOR

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TRAINING:

1973 – 1977 SHERIDAN COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY - Oakville, Ontario, Canada

  • Art Fundamentals Certificate: 1-Year program

  • Diploma in Classical Animation: 3-Year Program


EXPERIENCE:

2008 BIG SOUL (Toronto)

  • Character Rigging on By the Rapids episodes – Season 1

  • Animator on By the Rapids - Season 1

2007 - 2008 NELVANA LTD. (Toronto)

  • Timing Director on Di-Gata Defenders episodes

2006 RASMUSSEN ANIMATION INC. (Waterdown)

  • Coffin Capers”, a short personal film using Blender 3D

  • Noisy New Year”, a short personal film using Blender 3D.

2005 RASMUSSEN ANIMATION INC. (Waterdown)

  • Creation of Flash Website (www.harryrasmussen.ca), including an animated character presenter.

  • Carstairs”, a short personal film using Flash.

2000 - 2002 NELVANA LTD. (Toronto)

  • Timing Director on Redwall and Timothy episodes

  • Animation Director for episodes of TV series: "Committed", "Rescue Heroes II" and "Rescue Heroes III"

  • Duties: Directing and supervising Designers; Storyboard artists; Editors; Attending sound effects and music spotting sessions; attending post production sessions

1998 - 2000 CATAPULT PRODUCTIONS (Toronto)

  • Animation Director for episodes of CGI TV series: "Monster by Mistake" - Seasons I & II Direction (3rd Unit)

  • Episodes: Fossel Remains, A Special Talent, Entertaining Orville, Back in Time, Live from Pickford, Thin Ice, Cops and Monsters

  • Duties: Directing and supervising Designers; Storyboard artists; Timing shows on bar sheets; working with editors; attending sound effects and music spotting sessions; attending post production sessions

1997 - 1998 CINAR ANIMATION (Montreal)

  • Direction, Development of I. C. Shadow series; Storyboards for “Little Lulu” and '”Paddington Bear”; Sheet Direction for 'Little Lulu'.

  • Award: 1997 - 1998 Daytime Emmy Awards for "Aurthur" TV series (some episodes based on my storyboards)

1997 CUPPA COFFEE ANIMATION (Toronto)

  • Direction, Animation on 3 X 15 sec “Harris Bank “ TVC's

1997 YOWZA ANIMATION (Toronto)

  • Animation on several 2D computer games for CREATIVE CAPERS (LA)

            “Nightmare Ned”, “Hercules”, “Aladdin Math”

1996 -1997 CINAR ANIMATION (Montreal)

  • Storyboards for the 'Arthur" TV series: 3 half-show episodes.

1990 - 1996 THE ANIMATION HOUSE LTD, Toronto, Canada

  • Position: Animator on numerous TV commercials.

  • Accountability: Layout; character design; animation; supervising in-betweening

1988 - 1989 FILM GRAPHICS PTY. LTD., Sydney, Australia

  • Position: Animation Director, Animator on various TV commercials.

  • Duties: Storyboard; layout; animation; supervising in-betweening; supervising painting and rendering; meeting with Art Directors at Agencies; supervising camera work and editing;

  • Training animation assistants.

1984 - 1988 RKA (RASMUSSEN & KRATOVIL ANIMATION), Sydney, Australia

  • Position: Animation Director, Animator (Company Founder and Partner in Company)

  • Duties: As above for Film Graphics, plus designing characters and backgrounds; directing special effects and opticals; supervising rostrum camera, motion - control photography and tabletop live action; budgeting TV Commercials; presentations at Agencies to promote studio; producing other animators; set-up and day-to-day running of studio; recruitment of studio personnel; dealing with overseas Agencies.

  • Projects: Various TV commercials and a pilot, “The Jumping Frog of Calaveros County'” (4 minute pilot line-test sub-contracted from Landmark Entertainment & Disney Studios.)

1983 FLYING COLOURS PTY. LTD. Sydney, Australia

  • Position: Animation Director, Animator - Freelance

  • TV - Commercial: 'State Bank Business' - (Sydney)

  • Award: Australian Writers and Art Directors Awards 1984 - Craft/TV Campaign

1980 - 1983 FILM GRAPHICS, Sydney, Australia

  • Position: Animator/Director on various TV commercials

  • Awards: Highly Recommended, FACTS Awards, 1982, for “Saltram Heritage” - (Sydney)Best of Category - Animation, FACTS Awards, 1983, for “Froot Loops Tree House” (Sydney)

1978 - 1979 HANNA-BARBERA PRODUCTIONS, Hollywood, USA

  • Position: Animator on several TV - Series: Jana of the Jungle; Godzilla; Fred & Barney;
    Superfriends; Casper, The Friendly Ghost; Scooby-Doo.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:


Adobe Photoshop CS3

Adobe Premiere CS3

Toon Boom Storyboard Pro

Adobe After Effects CS3

Blender 3D

Toon Boom Digital Pro

Soundbooth CS3

Flash CS3

Dreamweaver MX 2004

Operating systems:XP, Vista, Linux


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