I have experience working on a variety of independent feature films and shorts as an animator. Please visit my official website at www.chadkaplan.com or find me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chadkaplananimation. Specialties: 2-D digital animation, hand drawn art, digital art.

Work Samples

  • Animation Stills

  • Hand Drawn Art

Work History

  • Animator

    • Pont of View Pictures
    • Feb 2013 - Present (1 year 6 months)

    2D animator for the sci-fi film WASTELANDER. Created animation for the film and its teaser.

  • Poster and Graphic Novel Artist

    • Cut To The Chase Productions, LLC
    • 2013 - Present (1 year)

    Promotional artist for the feature anthology horror film EREBUS. Providing an alternate poster for the feature as well as individual posters for two of its vignettes and creating the film's graphic novel adaptation.

  • Freelance artist and animator

    • Chad Kaplan Art and Animation
    • 2012 - Present (2 years)

    For all your 2D animation and art needs! I accept commissions related both to still artwork (digital and hand-drawn) and digital 2D animation.

    www.facebook.com/chadkaplananimation

  • Animator

    • Wild Dogs Productions
    • Jun 2009 - Present (5 years 2 months)

    Created 2D animation and graphics for title sequences and short segments for several feature films.

    Current feature film credits:

    MONEY FOR ANGELS
    THE DRY BLADE
    COIN
    THE BIG SLEAZE
    THE MINSTREL KILLER

    In Production:
    DESERT MIRAGE (feature length live-action/animation hybrid)
    www.facebook.com/desertmiragemovie

  • Animator

    • My Name Is Jonah
    • Sep 2013 - Feb 2014 (5 months)

    Provided 2D Flash animation to illustrate documentary anecdote. Also animated the film's opening title sequence.

  • Animator

    • Depth Charge Productions
    • Aug 2009 - 2013 (4 years)

    Designed and animated company logo and animated a variety of 2D animation shorts.

    Current feature film credits:

    NAPLES NEVER DIES... IT SHOOTS!

  • Animator

    • Subgenre Entertainment
    • Jun 2009 - 2012 (3 years 2 months)

    Provided 2D animated behind-the-scenes dramatizations and closing credits animation for EUROCRIME! THE ITALIAN COP AND GANGSTER FILMS THAT RULED THE '70S. Also assisted in film print and image sourcing and helped verify and organize documentary video clip and art log.

  • Tutor

    • Bristol Community College
    • Aug 2007 - Jan 2009 (1 year 5 months)

Education

  • Emerson College

    • Bachelor's Animation and Motion Media
    • 2010 - 2012

    Cum Laude

  • Bristol Community College

    • Associates Liberal Arts Professional
    • 2007 - 2009

    Summa Cum Laude Dean's List (5 semesters)

  • Barrington High School

    • 2003 - 2007

Specialties

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