Sean Calligan


To continue to gain industry experience in storyboarding, design and animation for animated series and features.

Animation Skills

· Strong sense of comedic timing
· Drawing and animating characters with appeal
· Storyboarding sequences with humour and heart
· Developing story ideas and solving story problems
· Understanding people, how and why we act, which influences a great
  understanding of how to make characters seem real and authentic

Software Knowledge

Toonboom Storyboard Pro
Adobe Flash
· Adobe Photoshop

Personal Attributes:

· Good sense of humour
· Creative mind
· Enjoys creative challenges
· Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills
· Easily gets along with all personality types
· Sets high standards for personal achievements
· Can easily focus on the task at hand
· Follows through on commitments
· Dependable, reliable

Work experience:

· May 2012- June 2013: Freelance Storyboarder for Smokebomb Entertainment
· Feb-Mar 2012: Designer and Flash character rigger for Cuppa Coffee Studios on a Preschool cartoon pitch and an Adult Humour cartoon pitch
· Nov-Dec 2011: Freelance Storyboard Artist for Sesame Workshop and Cuppa Coffee Studios on letter segments for Sesame Street
· Aug-Nov 2011: Freelance Animator for Jib Jab Media
· May 2011: Freelance Designer for Guru Studio
· June - Aug 2010: Storyboard artist intern on stop motion feature film Foxed from Geneva Films dir. Nev Bezaire
· Sept - April 2010: Director, Writer, Lead Story, Character Designer and Animator on short film Sun Day created with a group of fellow Sheridan Animation students


2007- 2011
· Received Bachelor of Applied Arts Animation from Sheridan Institute of Arts and Technology
· Recipient of Mercury Filmworks Triple Threat Award for demonstrating skills in story, design and animation in thesis film Trick or Treat

· Completed Art Fundamentals-Animation Certificate Program at Sheridan Institute of Arts and Technology

References available upon request