Tom LaBaff - Storyboards and character development for film and gaming. The other half - is illustration for publishing.
“Having a vision for what you want is not enough. Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas A. Edison
I’ve been in the film business for over 25 years but I believe it’s really the trailing five years that matter the most as far as artistic growth. To see more animatics, message me for the password.
House of Cool - Toronto
Locksmith Animation - U.K.
CBS - Our Cartoon President
Illumination Entertainment - Minion shorts
Prime Focus Limited - Silk Road Rally
Titmouse - Wish Dragon
Blue Sky Studios - Ferdinand the Bull; Rio; Epic; Ice Age
Huhu Studios NZ
Electronic Arts - Madden
Deadpool and the Damsel
I recently upgraded my storyboarding software to the latest version and I saw this intimidating little button that says 3D. I avoided it for a while thinking ‘I don’t have time to learn another tool’, but it’s actually easy to get used to. I grabbed a couple assets from around the web and gave it a go.
It's a meeee, Mario!
I reimagined this interview originally produced by Great Big Story with some characters from the game as a tribute to the voice that is responsible for so many great childhood memories! Read more about it on my blog.
Ferdinand the Bull - Blue Sky Studios
An early scene with Ferdinand and Lupe.
Women with Drive - Shipsticks
The best of both worlds is when I can storyboard and direct. I helped co-direct this spot with my partner Skip Bowers, long time golf buddy and Ringling college roommate.
What are you up to?
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What are you working on? If you have a script and a vision, I'm always on the hunt for a good collaboration opportunity!
Oh, and I like to write about tangential stuff in our industry. Check out some short articles below.
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