ARG! Cartoon Animation

Screen Credits & Awards

IMDbLear's Nonsense (Short film)

  • Award-winning 5-minute funny cartoon
  • Featuring the many voices of Ron Hayden
  • Director: Artie Romero

IMDbPedro at the Rainbow Bridge

  • Animated tribute video for Pedro's wake
  • Autodesk Maya utilized to create a realistic donkey
  • Director: Travis McCoy

IMDbSprockets & Splices (TV special)

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

IMDbHittin' the Road (TV series)

  • Syndicated show starring Donna Vessey, airing on PBS stations
  • 3D Autodesk Maya sequences of geological processes and human history animated for two episodes
  • Additional credit: Travis McCoy

IMDbAdventures of Turtle TaidoAdventures of Turtle Taido (TV series)

  • Nigeria's first TV cartoon series
  • Broadcast on Africa's largest TV network, Nigerian Television Authority
  • ARG! animated all in 4K (UHD) resolution
  • Series created by Muyiwa Kayode

IMDbHow Cartoons Are Made

  • Award winning whiteboard and cartoon animation produced by ARG!
  • Additional credits: Matt Rebel, Scott Jessop, Ron Hayden

IMDbHands Only CPR Hip Hop (PSA)

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

IMDbEdward Lear's Nonsense Stories (YouTube series)

  • 18 weekly cartoon webisodes produced by ARG! for YouTube, Blip.TV, Facebook
  • Writer, producer and director: Artie Romero
  • Celebrity voice impressions: Ron Hayden
  • Whiteboard and 2D animation
  • Additional credits: Woodrow Martin, Matthew Rebel, Jieting Chen, Andrew Woolnough, Anne Hecker

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

  • App including 4 minigames
  • Top 10 ranked in the iPhone App Store
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Jeff and Corrina Gingrich

IMDbTales from Taffytown (YouTube series)

  • Weekly cartoon webisodes plus monthly music videos
  • Most-watched program on Numa Network, Gary Brolsma's channel

E.E.C.S. the Rat

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

IMDbGoldzingerHeartland Emmy™ Awards

  • One-minute animated cartoon, Goldzinger
  • Simulcast in Denver and Oklahoma City at Heartland Emmy™ Gala
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Michael Spencer

IMDbTV 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

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

IMDbAdventures in Odyssey

  • Focus on the Family Films
  • Four scenes for the Imagination Station
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Charles Allen-Eck

IMDbJohnny MnemonicJohnny Mnemonic (Feature film)

  • Animator, "Digital Dream Sequence" visual effects
  • Tri-Star (Sony) picture with Keanu Reeves, Dina Meyer, Takeshi Kitano, Dolph Lundgren
  • Released in theaters, grossed $52 million worldwide

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

IMDbHush 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

IMDbAlmost Live from the Comedy Corner (TV series)

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

IMDbVideo Game All-Stars (TV series)

IMDbBeasts (Feature film)

IMDbLost (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)

IMDbKing'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)


Awards & Honors

Official Selection
Lear's Nonsense
Directed by Artie Romero

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 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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