Animation

micahmonkey Show reel

1:34 min

Responsibilities:

Director | Designer | Animator

Description:

GDSN: Tipping Point, Cristiano Ronaldo/Sharability: Roc Headphones Brand Identity, Forefront: Brand Identity, Fly Or Die: Rockmafia, Nice Studios: AAA and TrueCar, Shady Records/Interscope: Shady XV, Rockmafia: VJ Loops, GDSN: Waiting On Paradise, Coca Cola: Gaming Is Good, Bill Ratner: Combine, Rockmafia: The Kids Are OK Ft. YLA and Ya Boy, Eric Clapton: White Christmas, Astral Artists: Who Stole The Mona Lisa?, Wicked Weed: Dr. Dank, Mako: Coyote, Nice Studios: The Illusionists 2.0, AIB Sports Brands: Funny Nicknames, Tribe Society: Kings, Connell Cruise: Into The Wild, AIB Sports Brands: Did You Know?, CSUN: Hansel and Gretel, MicahMonkey: Brand Identity

Song: Overdrive by Anton Vlasov

Coca-Cola: Gaming Is Good

1:37 min

Responsibilities:

Design, Lead Animator

Description:

A video challenging misconceptions about video gaming.

 

The Crystal Method Ft. Koda & Vaaal - Watch Me Now:
Official Music Video

2:47 min

Responsibilities:

Concept, Design, Animation, Director

Description:

Music Video sold as an NFT in partnership with Makersplace and promoted in a virtual gallery with a Crystal Method live set in their metaverse.

Glamorizing Scott Kirkland's home state of Nevada, the story centers around a fierce black woman inspired by Grace Jones bringing in a new era of technology and culture with UFOs, or UAPs as the kids call them.

AAA Powered by TrueCar

0:30 min

Responsibilities:

Design, 2D Animator

Description:

An advertisement introducing a brand partnership.

Cristiano Ronaldo's ROC by Monster

0:22 min

Responsibilities:
Design, Animation

Description:

Brand identity created for ROC by Monster. This piece capped the end of the Cristiano Ronaldo in Disguise video, produced by Shareability. At launch in 2015, it got 50,000,000 views in a few days making it the most viral piece of branded content at that time.

 

Click the link to watch the full video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H_DSErYUZk

Tribe Society - Kings:
Official Music Video

3:45 min

Responsibilities:

Concept, Design, 2D Animation, Director

Description:

Viral music video (over 16 million views)

 

Dealing with cycles of oppression, police brutality, the rat race and political cycles.

Fly or Die: Official Music Video

4:07 min

Responsibilities:

Concept, Design, 2D Animation, Director

Description:

Music video for the pop dynamic duo, Rock Mafia. Sponsored by Coca-Cola and Spotify.

Eric Clapton - White Christmas:
Official Music Video

3:19 min

Responsibilities:

Director, Designer, Puppet Fabricator, Animator

Description:

A stop-motion music video about a young prodigy's Christmas wish.

Producer, Writer- John Logsdon, Cinematographer- Dan Ackerman, Lead Animator- Jerold Howard, Scenic Fabricators- Vanessa Pridgen, Doug Cummings, Beth Gavigan, Leslie Gavigan, Lance Woolen, J Mason Buck, Charles Corriea

Costume Design- Anna Chambers-Goldberg, Costume Tailor- Kate Fenker, Machinist- Shami Rinderspacher, Production Assistant- Max Tikhonov

 

Wicked Weed - Dr. Dank Ad Campaign
Responsibilities:

Animation Director, Lead Animator

Description:

A series of advertisements for Wicked Weed's CBD infused beer line, Dr. Dank. Illustrations by Howell Golson and Live Action Direction by Madeleine Richerdson.

Dr. Dank IPA -  Mad Good

00:30 min

Citrus0-Passionfruit Haze

00:52 min

Pineapple Express

00:50 min

Mako - Coyote:
Official Music Video

3:56 min

Responsibilities:

Concept, Design, Director

Description:

Music video depicting a mystical coyote in a stark, winter landscape on a supernatural journey. 2D animation by Paulo Eric Garinganao.

Y.LA - The Kids R OK:
Official Music Video

2:59 min

Responsibilities:

Concept, Design, Animation, Director

Description:

Music video for Rock Mafia featuring Y.LA and Ya Boy

Who Stole The Mona Lisa?

1:10 min

Responsibilities:

Co-writing with Julian Rodescu, Direction, Animation

Description:

A short animated piece inspired by the actual theft of the Mona Lisa in 1911. The story has been embellished and driven by Stravinsky's Firebird. The film has screened with a live score at concerts by Alexandre Moutouskine, The Queens Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Forefront is Alive!! Launch Video

0:57 min

Responsibilities:

Co-Directed with Gil Nevo, Animation

Description:

Brand identity for Forefront featuring YouTube personalities.

The MicahMonkey Revolution

0:57 min

Responsibilities:

Co-Directed with Gene Ewing

 

Description:
MicahMonkey brand identity animated by Candy Floss and featuring beats by Jericho J.

SHADY XV Quinceañera
Warning - Graphic content
Responsibilities:

Concept, Directed, Animation

Description:

A series celebrating Eminem's Shady Records' 15 year anniversary. The concept was to use melodies from the label's hit songs by Yelawolf, 50 Cent and D12 to create ragtime and psychedelic instrumentals, then animate in a retro style to match. Music adaption by Claes Nystrom.

Birthday Clown

00:30 min

Birthday Girl

00:30 min

Birthday Cake

00:30 min

Animated Set Design

Hansel & Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat
 
Responsibilities:

Animated Set Design, 2D Animator, Art Director

Description:

A musical theater production for The Valley Performing Arts Center that featured animated sets on a full scale, rear projected screen. Actors performed in front of the screen, interacting with characters and effects.

Creative Direction

Revolution Prep
 
Responsibilities:

Executive Creative Director at Revolution Prep.

 

Built and led a creative team of 10, managed outside vendors, designed characters, directed story, designed product, directed animation, designed educational video game, directed branding and creative for marketing materials.

Description:

Revolution Prep is an online tutoring company. Revolution Math is product, at the time owned by Revolution Prep. Revolution Math is an online, story-based learning program for elementary students.