Brad Ableson got his dream job working as an animator on “The Simpsons” at the age of 19 while attending film school at the University of Southern California. Since graduating he has been a storyboard artist on over 150 episodes and on the “The Simpsons Movie.” After writing/directing the award winning short film “Save Virgil” (starring Adam Carolla) Brad has been animation supervisor for HBO’s “The Life and Times of Tim,” Co-creator/Executive Producer/Supervising Director of MTV’s “Good Vibes,” and director of marketing for Illumination Entertainment’s “The Minions” movie. Currently Brad is the Co-creator/Executive Producer/Supervising Director of Comedy Central’s “Legends of Chamberlain Heights,” an urban cartoon he developed with Bento Box Entertainment premiering in June 2016.
Achieving In-Studio / In-Production Benchmarks
There are three major considerations when you work on a show: (1) What you do; (2) How well you do it; and (3) How fast you can get it done! Hear from veteran Brad Ableson, who honed his storyboard and concepting skills through 25 years on The Simpsons, on how to ensure you are always “getting it done”.
Target audience: students; freelancers; animators (attached t0 studios); studios
Prior knowledge of the principles of animation and animation production is recommended.