Have you ever thought about being a short form filmmaker?

Christine Griswold Beyond, Career Advice, Directing, Film, Getting Started, Performing Arts, Production

by Christine Griswold A few moments with R&D’s Raquel Elfassi “Somebody who’s passionate about what they’re doing gets my passion going. So I love to help them find their dream.” As the morning fog gives way to another golden day in Southern California, Raquel Elfassi enters the room with casual hipness and charm. After having worked with numerous production companies …

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 - Craig Kellman - Character Designer

Emmy and Annie Award Nominee Craig Kellman, Character Designer

Christine Griswold Animation, Artist Profiles, Career Advice, Film, Television, Visual Arts

by Christine Griswold “Draw all the time. Draw constantly.” Craig Kellman If you’ve been watching animated movies, TV shows or music videos over the past 25 years, chances are pretty high that you’ve seen some of Craig Kellman’s work. He doesn’t have a blog or a website (although his work can be found on others’); much of his work never …


Marshall Ayers Artist Profiles, Career Advice, Film, Performing Arts, Screenwriting, Screenwriting, Writing

by Andrea Davis It all started with a 6th grade writing contest back in Montana. Patrick Tobin entered his short story and it took second place. He says of the experience: “I loved it. I discovered this writing thing is FUN.” Today Patrick is an award-winning fiction writer and is the screenwriter of Cake, which he adapted from his own …