Jason Strougo (BArch, BFA - Rhode Island School of Design) has been a VFX & CGI Director since 1992.
Jason is a two-time Emmy award winning director who has collaborated with award winning live action directors as well as other studios to produce:
Jason is a proven leader, a former professor of animation at School of Visual Arts for undergraduate and graduate programs with students having gone on to work at Pixar, Sony Pictures Imageworks, BlueSky Studios, Dreamworks, Digital Domain and more.
Throughout his career, he has been responsible for all aspects of animated / VFX productions. As an animator & director, Jason has created hundreds of CG spots, hands-on. His talents range from live action / CG integration, to full up character animation, as well as visual effects supervision for CG related live action.
As a department lead, he has been responsible for building and managing teams of 50+ artists. Jason has been a key member of productions worldwide, combining his unique, wide range of skill sets.[parent] => 38 [count] => 36 [filter] => raw [term_order] => 94 )
Lucas Ryan graduated from SCAD with a BFA in animation where he was also president of their Classical Animation Society. Ryan is a director, animator and illustrator with the animation studio “Dagnabit!” He’s won a Telly award. For years before, he worked theme parks, an underground gypsy cart, and the Savannah riverfront as a caricaturist, stretching faces for cash. He has performed with, and directed, several improv comedy troupes. He taught improv, sang songs, told stories and built a life-sized, wooden camel that spits water and poops dates for Renaissance festivals. When he was born he cried in bass. He once won a mustache contest at an art museum that was exhibiting works by Salvador Dali. He’s wrestled a bear. He’s the honorary brother of a Belgian knight. An Egyptian ambassador attempted to buy an oil painting of him, but was turned down by the painter. He is… THE most interested in working on your project!