Shawn Scott Palmer

Professional Experience (1997-present)

Story Artist

   "Luck and Split", Skydance Animation, Jan 2018-present
           "Untitled Animated Features", Sony Pictures Animation, April 2017-Jan 2018
    "The Emoji Movie", Sony Pictures Animation, Oct 2015-April 2017
            "Amusement Park", Paramount Feature Animation, Sep 2014-Oct 2015
            "Kubo and the Two Strings", LAIKA, Feb 2013-Sep 2014
            "Planes: Fire & Rescue", DisneyToon Sudios, June 2011-Feb 2013

            "Despicable Me 2", Illumination Entertainmnet, May 2011-June 2011

Assistant Director

            “Family Guy”, Fox TV Animation 2000, May 2007-June 2011

            “Mr. Wong” & “Poker Night”, 2000

Storyboard Artist

            “Family Guy”, Fox TV Animation 1999

            “Simply Super”, “Foxy 5”, Myth House”, “The Godkids”, Cybergraphix 2002

            “Sammy” & “Dragon Tales”, Sony Pictures 1999

            “That 70s Show” & “David E. Kelley” (live action commercial), 3D Bob 1999

            “Team Kelly”, eStudio 2001

            “Happily Ever After”, Hyperion Studio 1997

Character Designer

            “The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina”, Hyperion Studio 1997

            “Happily Ever After”, Hyperion Studio 1997

            “The Oblongs” & development project, Film Roman 2000

            “Detroit Docona” & “The Godkids”, Cybergraphix Animation 2002

Character Animator

            “Spirit” (final line breakdown), DreamWorks Feature Animation 2001

            “The Iron Giant” (clean-up inbetweener), Warner Bros. Feature Animation 1998

            “Simply Super”, “Foxy 5”, “The Godkids”, Cybergraphix Animation 2002

            “Chico and Guapo” (flash) from the Orlando Jones Show, Fox Productions 2003

            The Proud Family” shorts (flash), Hyperion Studio 2002

            “Frosted Flakes” commercial (assistant), Celluloid Studio 1998

Digital Illustrator/Animator

            Walt Disney Company Internet Group 2006-2007

            “Barbie/My Scene”, “Polly Pockets”, “Flavas”, “Hot Wheels”, Mattel 2003-2005

Traditional Animation Instructor

            The Animation Design Center 2003


            UCLA Extension: Filmmaking and screenwriting classes 2000-2001

            Los Angeles Film School: Filmmaking and screenwriting classes 2000

            American Animation Inst.: Animation and life drawing classes 1992-1994

            L.A. Harbor College: Major in Biology 1989-1993

Software Knowledge

Photoshop, Storyboard Pro, Maya, Premiere, Flash, Illustrator, Flipbook



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