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Animation Company, Worker Studio Gets Happy and Fat
In an effort to further develop original entertainment properties, Colorado Animation and Visual Effects company, Worker Studio, has partnered with comedic writer, animator and performer, Michael T. Scott, the creator behind www.happyfatties.com.
By: Worker Studio
Currently housed at the Innovation Pavilion, an entrepreneurial hub in Centennial, Colorado, Worker Studio’s Founder and Senior Creative Director, Michael “Ffish” Hemschoot met Scott through one of the many engaging meetups occurring there weekly. The group, Creative Connections, meets regularly at Innovation Pavilion, where Scott was drawn to Worker Studio’s bullpen working space.
“I asked to take a tour of the Pavilion. The first stop was the Worker Studio space and that was pretty much the end of the tour for me. Instantly, there was a connection with Ffish (Hemschoot). We found commonalities on everything from our influences to our creative processes to our view on the current state of entertainment as a whole. I’d say it was like a pretty good blind date. ” said Scott.
The Innovation Pavilion coined these collaborative formations, “Productive Collisions,”
“Our attraction to Innovation Pavilion was being in an environment full of productive and creative collisions. We found just that when Michael (Scott) slammed into us one day, and hasn’t stopped making us laugh since. His passion for animation resonated with us, and we aim to bring his animated shorts to a whole new level, as well as having him on the team to spice-up what’s been cooking at Worker Studio,” said Hemschoot.
Worker Studio will be repackaging some of Scott’s characters, which have been featured on Yahoo! and YouTube, with new designs and animation. As the company expands its team, Worker Studio is able to continue development of projects such as the animated documentary about World War II hero, John Ross: American. Collaborating with Scott, Worker Studio is also developing original properties that will premiere in an innovative App-based distribution model featuring animated cartoons.
To celebrate the partnership, Worker Studio is holding a contest to create your own fake press release using a Madlibs-styled format. See Worker Studio’s fake press release on their blog and enter the contest there. When you've filled out the form and click "GO MAD," just copy and paste the text that appears and email your version, with PRESS ME and your NAME in the subject line to: jason@worker-
About Worker Studio
Worker Studio is an award winning, Colorado-based Animation company that produces original entertainment content, and offers high-end 3D, 2D & Stop-motion Animation, and Visual Effects services for commercials, films and beyond. They bring an old school sensibility of animated storytelling into the 21st century. Their original content in development includes an innovative approach to documentaries through animation in properties such as: John Ross: American.
Worker Studio was founded by Michael “Ffish” Hemschoot, a graduate of the renowned, California Institute of the Arts Character Animation program and 16-year veteran of the Animation and Visual Effects industry. His work has been seen in some of the top Hollywood films of the past two decades, including two recipients of the Academy Award for Visual Effects Achievement. To read more about the Worker Studio team and see showreels, please visit: http://www.worker-
About Michael T. Scott
Michael T. Scott has created over 80 animated shorts and has attracted more than 4 million views online. His work has been featured on YouTube, DailyMotion, Yahoo!, OpenFilm, Animation World Network, Crackle, Aniboom, and Newgrounds. In addition, he wrote, performed, and produced two comedy albums, Pre-Chewed Appetizers and The Jim Panzee and Friends Funtime Radio Hour. Michael also makes a fantastic lasagna and invites you to come over for dinner sometime.To enjoy some of Mike's original creations, please visit: http://happyfatties.com/
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