ARG! Cartoon Animation

Screen Credits, Awards & Honors

Lear's NonsenseLear's Nonsense

Sprockets & Splices (TV special)

  • Half-hour syndicated TV special by ARG!
  • Hosted by the Splice Girls, Artie Stick
  • To air in 140+ U.S. cities & on Roku TV
  • Producer: Joel Stephens; Director: Artie Romero

Hittin' the Road (TV series)

  • Syndicated TV show starring Donna Vessey, airing on PBS stations
  • 3D (Autodesk Maya) sequences of geological processes were animated for two episodes

Adventures of Turtle TaidoAdventures of Turtle Taido (TV series)

  • Nigeria's first TV cartoon series
  • Broadcast on Africa's largest TV network, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)
  • ARG! animated all episodes in 4K resolution
  • Screen credits listed on IMDb

How Cartoons Are Made

  • Advanced whiteboard and Flash animation demo produced by ARG!
  • Additional credits: Matthew Rebel, Scott Jessop, Ron Hayden, Chris Hardy

Hands Only CPR Hip Hop (PSA)

  • Everybody needs a hero sometimes: Learn the new CPR
  • Produced by the American Heart Association and ARG!
  • Additional credits: Matthew Rebel, Ayla Radies, Sara Tobin, Maya Miko

Edward Lear's Nonsense Stories (YouTube series)

  • 18 weekly cartoon webisodes produced by ARG! for YouTube, Blip.TV, Facebook
  • Celebrity voice impressions by Ron Hayden
  • Whiteboard and Flash animation
  • Additional animation credits: Woodrow Martin, Matthew Rebel, Jieting Chen, Andrew Woolnough, Anne Hecker

SpongeBob SquarePants Copyright 2009 MTV NetworksSpongeBob SquarePants Tickler v2.0 (Mobile app)

  • iPhone app by Mobui, including 4 minigames
  • A top ranking app in the iPhone App Store
  • Additional animation credits: Don Mangan, Jeff Gingrich, Tim Romero, Corrina Gingrich

Tales from Taffytown (YouTube series)

  • Weekly cartoon webisode series for YouTube, plus monthly music videos
  • Most-watched program on Numa Network
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Gaylen Morse, Jeff Gingrich, Tim Romero, Corrina Gingrich, Bruce Hopkins

E.E.C.S. the Rat

  • Kaiser Permanente customer service training videos
  • Designed, animated an original villain character
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Michael Spencer

Heartland Emmy AwardsHeartland Emmy™ Awards

  • One-minute animated cartoon, Goldzinger
  • Screened at Heartland Emmy™ Awards ceremony
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Michael Spencer

TV Planet (TV special)

  • NGO funded, Emmy nominated PBS special
  • ARG! produced the animation segments
  • Distributed by Rocky Mountain PBS as part of the Critical Viewing Skills project
  • Additional credits: Michael Spencer, Jee Hoon Lee, Molly McGill


  • 30-second animated PSA for Stay Healthy Oppose Using Tobacco (S.H.O.U.T.) Program
  • Additional credits: Jee Hoon Lee, Tara DeLong, Setsuko Hakuno, Don Mangan, Janette Romero

Gala of the Academy Awards®

  • 70th Academy Awards, March 23, 1998 official Gala
  • Colorado Springs Film Commission banquet, awards presentation viewing
  • Produced animation, graphics to show on ballroom video screens during commercial breaks
  • Additional credits: Jee Hoon Lee, Don Mangan

Johnny MnemonicJohnny Mnemonic (Feature film)

  • Animator, "Digital Dream Sequence"
  • $25 million Tri-Star motion picture starring Keanu Reeves, Dina Meyer, Takeshi Kitano, Dolph Lundgren, Henry Rollins
  • Released in theaters, grossed $52 million worldwide

Adventures in Odyssey (TV series)

  • Animation for Focus on the Family
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Charles Allen-Eck

Duracell® National Sales Meeting

  • Cartoon animation for multimedia laserdisc
  • Screened at Duracell's 1994 national sales meeting
  • Additional credit: Don Mangan


In 1994 Artie Romero changed Everyman Studios' (established 1973) name to ARG! Cartoon Animation.

CardTronics™ Touchscreen (Software)

  • Graphics, animation for CardTronics™ touchscreen by Artie Romero
  • Patented point of sale interface
  • Additional credits: John Dorrough, Steve Renfrow, Boardwalk/Starcity Corp.

Hush Little Baby Don't You CryHush Little Baby Don't You Cry (Feature film)

  • Animated main titles, credits
  • TV movie starring Burt Douglas, directed by Don Hawks

Almost Live (TV series)

  • Syndicated TV series starring Jeff Valdez
  • Animation of show intro, bumpers
  • Additional credit: Sarah Jane Romero

Video Game All-Stars (TV series)

Beasts (Feature film)

Lost (Feature film)

  • Main title animation, credits, poster
  • TV movie starring Sandra Dee, Jack Elam; directed by Don Hawks
  • Also released in UK as Buddy and Skipper
  • Additional credit: William Kirk Kennedy (1953-2010)

King's ElevatorKing's Elevator (Music video)

  • Technical Director: Artie Romero
  • Screened at World Science Fiction Convention, 1981
  • Broadcast nationwide on "America Rocks" 1982
  • Additional credits: Dan Santistevan, William Kirk Kennedy (1953-2010)

Burpo, el Monster de Outre Spaced

  • 1-minute 16mm film
  • Animated by Artie Romero at Missouri State University
  • Additional credit: Photography by Clarence Brewer, AKA King Clarentz


Awards & Honors

Los Angeles CineFest
Official Selection
How Cartoons Are Made
Featuring Ron Hayden

International Independent Film Awards
Gold Award: Animation
How Cartoons Are Made
Directed by Matt Rebel

Cannes Film Festival
Screened at Cannes Film Festival on Animation Day
Adventures of Turtle Taido
Muyiwa Kayode, Artie Romero et al

Abuja International Film Festival
Nominated for Best Animation
Adventures of Turtle Taido
    Turtle Taido

Professional Film & Video Guild
2000 Production Competition
Best Animation

William Kirk Kennedy (1953-2010), Artie Romero

Heartland Emmy Awards National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter
TV Planet
Emmy nomination, 1999

Artie Romero, Jee Hoon Lee,
Michael Spencer, RMPBS

Professional Film & Video Guild
1999 Production Competition
Best Animation
TV Planet

Artie Romero, Jee Hoon Lee,
Michael Spencer, RMPBS

Professional Film & Video Guild
1998 Production Competition
Best TV Commercial
Monty Remembers

Tara DeLong, Jee Hoon Lee, Artie Romero
Monte Remembers
Animated Gif Contest
Second Place
Wolf Walk
Artie Romero, Jackie Wright

Animated GIF Artists Guild
Award of Excellence
Sneaky Dude

Artie Romero, Eric Stevens

Web GraFX-FX
1997 GRAND Competition
Padded Cell

Don Mangan, Artie Romero

Professional Film & Video Guild
1996 Production Competition
Best Animation
VGE1 Debut

Don Mangan, Artie Romero, Todd Giammo
VGE1 Debut

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