Recognition / Aug 15

SNL's Seth Meyers debuts animated Web series with help from SCAD alumni, students


"The Awesomes," an animated Web series produced by and starring SNL's Seth Meyers, premiered last week on Hulu. Several SCAD alumni and students at Bento Box Entertainment are involved in the show, including:

  • Mike Bedsole (B.F.A., animation, 2012) – key animator
  • David Chen (B.F.A., animation, 2011) – character set-up artist
  • Joanna Davidovich (B.F.A., animation, 2005) – opening title sequence animator
  • Brian Ellis (B.F.A., computer Art, 2004) – key animator
  • Tom Feister (B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lead character designer
  • Reed Gauthier (B.F.A., animation, 2011) – in-between animator
  • Jared W. Hickman (B.F.A., animation, 2012) – in-between animator
  • Jack Huang (B.F.A., animation, 2011) – character set-up artist
  • Matthew Luck (B.F.A., animation, 2012) 2D-effects animator
  • Kevin Nathaniel Milburn (B.F.A., broadcast design, 2011) character design artist
  • M.F.A. animation student Erik Minkin (B.F.A., sequential art, 2004) – background/character design artist
  • Harriett Lane Ngo (B.F.A., animation, 2012) – background artist/in-between animator
  • Jenny Plyler (B.F.A., animation, 2012) – 2D-effects animator
  • Martin Powell (B.F.A., animation, 2012) – production assistant
  • Sean Rhodes (B.F.A., animation, 2012) – key animator
  • B.F.A. animation student Karyn Rollins – in-between animator
  • Janelle Santner (B.F.A., animation, 2012) – in-between animator
  • Richard Silvius (B.F.A., animation, 2012) – in-between animator
  • Bradford D. Smith II (B.F.A., animation, 2004) – background artist
  • Duncan Smith (M.F.A., illustration, 2012) – background artist
  • Andrew Spalding (B.F.A., sequential art, 2012) – background/prop design artist
  • Melissa Wolfert (B.F.A., animation, 2006) – lead key animator
  • Cassie Urban (B.F.A., animation, 2013) – in-between animator

 

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