ANIMATION RESUME

ARNE JIN AN WONG tigerfly@earthlink.net cel: 415-786-1120

Jin An, aka Arne, aka Arnie Wong, has been animating since he was eighteen.
Self-taught in animation, he started his career by creating a series of animated short films
that were released with live-action feature films.
He later apprenticed under Disney Veteran Animator and Layout Artist- John Freeman (Lady & The Tramp),
Warner Bros. Designer/Animator- Corny Cole (Looney Tunes),
& UPA Animator/Duck Soup Director- Duane Crowther (Yellow Submarine/ Blue Meanie).
Jin An developed his talent to go on to becoming a Visual Effects director,
Producer/Director of TV Commercials, and co-producing the first digital animated feature film in China.

1968-1972
Created his own short films that were featured in film festivals
internationally and domestically. First Animated Surf Film "Eternal Sea" 1968
1972-1975
Animation Director for Davidson Films SF.
Designed, storyboarded, directed, & animated educational films.
1975
Grafis International Graphic Design Award- Designer of 6 Levi Straus Ads.
1975-1978
Animation Apprenticeships with John Freeman, Corny Cole, & Duane Crowther.
Freelance Animator for TV Commercial Production Companies.
1978-1988
Started his own animation production studio -Tigerfly Studios.
Produced & Directed over 30 TV commercials.
1980
Emmy Award for Best Animated Short Film “Bean Sprouts”.
1980
Walt Disney Studios- EFX Matte Supervisor on “Tron”.
1981
Golden Harvest Films/Hong Kong-
Visual EFX Director on “Mt. Zu”, Kung Fu/Sci-Fi Feature film.
1986
Clio Award- Best Animated TV Commercial “Sunkist Orange”. Director/Producer
1988-2001
Started a new company; Stone Studios Inc.,
Providing pre-production services on animated TV series for Disney TV,
Warner Bros., Paramount, Film Roman, Marvel, Klasky-Csupo, & Saban Entertainment.
1992
Overseas Production & Storyboard Supervisor on “Little Mouse On The Prairie”,
52 episodes for Saban Entertainment.
1993-1998
Animation Director and Consultant for Digital Animation Companies-
Digital Domain, Visual Image FX, & Digital Universe.
1998-2000
Nickelodeon Cartoons- Animation Director on “CatDog”,
Concept Development and Director on “Dora, The Explorer”.
2000
Co-Producer, and Storyboard Supervisor on “Thru The Moebius Strip”,
first digital animated feature film produced in China, with Jean “Moebius” Giraud.
2001-2003
Animation & Art Instructor -
Academy of Media & Technology in Santa Monica.
2003
Producer/Designer/Director/Animator-
Jack Lalane TV series opening, 7 TV Commercials for Albertson’s.
2004
Storyboard Artist – Shadow Animation “Robot Chicken” TV series.
2005
Fine Art Painting-
Oil & Acrylic on Canvas.
Art Exhibitions-
Pacific Asia Museum (LA), Nikko Gallery (Palm Springs).
2006-2007
Storyboarding & Animation Instructor
at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Animation Instructor at Ex'pressions College, Emeryville
Storyboard Artist- Bardel Entertainment "Chaotic" TV series
Storyboard Artist- Big Eye Productions "321Penguins" TV series
Digital Media Consultant- Sciencircus interactive online edutainment site
Surf Art Painting Gallery website-www.Surfkahuna.net

References
Gabor Csupo- Klasky Csupo
Phil Roman- Film Roman
Jean “Moebius” Giraud
Corny Cole- Cal Arts College of Design
Dave Brain- Cartoon Network
Russ Mooney- Nickelodeon Cartoons
Bob Kurtz- Bob Kurtz & Friends
Art Durinski- Digital Universe
Chuck Comisky- Digital Domain
Michel Welter- Saban Entertainment
James Keeshan- SM Academy of Media & Technology
Shaun Featherstone- Academy of Art University
KC Murphy- Ex'pressions College

Wendy Levy- BAVC
Gail Silva- FilmArts
Athena Cho- Bardel Entertainment
Tim Hodge- Big Eye Productions
Laura Gabriela- Sciencircus

   


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