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Screen Credits, Awards & Honors

Sprockets and SplicesSprockets & Splices
2017

  • Half-hour syndicated TV special entirely animated by ARG!
  • Hosted by The Splice Girls & Artie Stick
  • Will air in 157 U.S. cities & on Roku TV worldwide
  • Producer: Joel Stephens; Director: Artie Romero

Hittin' the Road (TV series)
2016

  • 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)
2015-2016

  • 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
2014

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

Edward Lear's Nonsense Stories (YouTube series)
2012

  • 18 weekly cartoon webisodes produced by ARG! for YouTube, Blip.TV, Facebook
  • Celebrity voice impressions by Ron Hayden
  • Whiteboard & 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
2009

  • 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)
2008-2009

  • 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
2007

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

Heartland Emmy AwardsHeartland Emmy™ Awards
2007

  • One-minute animated cartoon, "Goldzinger"
  • Screened to introduce the News category at Heartland Emmy™ Awards ceremony
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Michael Spencer

TV Planet
1999

  • ARG! produced all animated cartoon segments
  • PBS TV special, Michael Spencer, producer
  • Distributed by Rocky Mountain PBS as part of the Critical Viewing Skills project
  • Additional credits: Jee Hoon Lee, Molly McGill

S.H.O.U.T. PSA
1998

  • 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®
1998

  • 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
1995

  • 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
1995

  • Animation for Focus on the Family visitor center kiosk
  • Additional credits: Don Mangan, Charles Allen-Eck Duracell animation

Duracell® National Sales Meeting
1994

  • 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.
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CardTronics™ Touchscreen (Software)
1992-1995

  • Programming, graphics & animation for CardTronics™ touchscreen
  • Patented point of sale interface
  • Additional credits: John Dorrough, Steve Renfrow, Boardwalk/Starcity Corp.

Almost Live (TV series)
1984-1985

  • Syndicated TV series starring Jeff Valdez
  • Animated cartoon intro & bumpers
  • Additional credit: Sarah Jane Romero

Video Game All-Stars (TV series)
1983-1984

  • Producer/Director: Artie Romero
  • Bumper animation
  • Syndicated TV series hosted by Jeff Valdez

Hush Little Baby Don't You Cry
1984

  • Artie Romero animated main titles & credits
  • TV movie directed by Don Hawks
  • Additional credit: Wilma C. Romero

Beasts
1983

  • Main title animation & credits
  • Full length TV movie starring Thomas Babson, Kathy Christopher, Vern Porter

Lost
1983

  • Main title animation, credits & poster art
  • TV movie directed by Don Hawks
  • Starring Sandra Dee, Jack Elam
  • Additional credit: William Kirk Kennedy

Fake Estate
1982

  • 2-minute 8mm film
  • Animated by Artie Romero at Everyman Studios
  • Mastered on 3/4" video at Kaleidoscope Production Company
  • Rejected by Saturday Night Live :D

King's ElevatorKing's Elevator
1982

  • Music video for Once (AKA Gibraltar) by Oxo Films™, an Everyman Studios joint venture
  • Technical Director: Artie Romero
  • A work print was screened at the 39th World Science Fiction Convention, Denver, Colorado, on Sept. 6, 1981
  • Broadcast in 22 U.S. cities on the syndicated TV program "America Rocks," 1982
  • Additional credits: Dan Santistevan, William Kirk Kennedy (1953-2010), John Eagle, Jan Johnson, Bob Conway, Linn Trochim, Judith Romero

Burpo, el Monster de Outre Spaced
1972

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

 

Awards & Honors

International Independent Film Awards
2017
Gold Award: Animation
"How Cartoons Are Made"
Directed by Matt Rebel
   

Cannes Film Festival
2016
Shown at Cannes Film Festival on Animation Day
"Adventures of Turtle Taido"
by Muyiwa Kayode, Artie Romero et al
   

Abuja International Film Festival
2015
Best Animation
"Adventures of Turtle Taido"

by Muyiwa Kayode, Artie Romero et al
    Turtle Taido

Professional Film & Video Guild
2000 Production Competition
Best Animation
"Glassmasters"

by William Kirk Kennedy (1953-2010), Artie Romero
   

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

by Jee Hoon Lee, Artie Romero and
Michael Spencer, Rocky Mountain PBS
   

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

by Tara DeLong, Jee H. Lee & Artie Romero
for Mountasia Family Fun Center
    Monte Remembers

gifartist.com
Animated Gif Contest
Second Place
"Wolf Walk"
by Artie Romero & Jackie Wright

Animated GIF Artists Guild
17th Competition
Award of Excellence
"Sneaky Dude"
by Artie Romero & Eric Stevens

Web GraFX-FX
1997 GRAND Competition
"Padded Cell"

by Don Mangan & Artie Romero
for Creative Madness LLC

Professional Film & Video Guild
1996 Production Competition
Best Cel Animation
"VGE1 Debut"
by Don Mangan, Artie Romero, & Todd Giammo
for Video Game Exchange
    VGE1 Debut


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