micahmonkey Showreel

1:16 min

Responsibilities:

Director/Animator: 

Description:

Coca Cola: Gaming Is Good, ROC by Monster with Cristiano Ronaldo: Brand Identity, Quinceañera: Shady Records Branded Content, The Illusionists 2.0: Stereo 3D Event Graphics, Fly Or Die: Rock Mafia Music Video, The Kids Are OK: YLA Music Video, Into The Wild: Connell Cruise Music Video, Things That Go Bump In The Night: Tommy Space Music Video, Forefront: Brand Identity, MicahMonkey: Brand Identity, Who Stole The Mona Lisa?: Astral Artists Short

Eric Clapton: White Christmas

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

 

Coca-Cola: Gaming Is Good

1:37 min

Responsibilities:

Design, Lead Animator

Description:

A video challenging misconceptions about video gaming.

 

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

AAA Powered by TrueCar

0:30 min

Responsibilities:

Design, 2D Animator

Description:

An advertisement introducing a brand partnership.

Flie 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.

The Kids R OK: 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.

Revolution Math
 
Responsibilities:

Executive Creative Director at Revolution Prep.

 

Built and led a creative team, managed outside vendors, designed characters, directed story, designed product, helped design an educational video game, directed branding and creative for marketing materials.

Description:

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

Too Many Tables
 
Responsibilities:

Illustrator, Book Designer

Description:

A children's book written by Abraham Schroeder and published by Ripplegrove Press.

The Princess and the Peanut
 
Responsibilities:

Illustrator

Description:

A children's book written by Sue Ganz-Schmitt and published by Wild Indigo.

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.

Brain Juice Concept
Responsibilities:

Creator, Concept Illustrator

Description:

In 2002, Micah's senior thesis film, Brain Juice tied for best in show at The University of the Arts and went on to play at 11 film festivals around the world. It featured the voice talent of Charles Fleischer, (Who Framed Roger Rabit?) and Barbara Gavatos, the lead violinist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ten years later, it developed into this series concept. The show was pitched to studios in Los Angeles, but was never picked up. Maybe someday. Alas, maybe someday...