Ace & Son
|Headquarters||New York, NY, United States|
Ace & Son Moving Picture Co. LLC is a design and animation production company in New York. The company's work has a wide range of looks and animation styles, utilizing computer graphics, puppets, stop motion, and a diverse selection of illustration. Ace & Son was founded in 2011 by Richard O'Connor after dissolving Asterisk animation which he co-founded in 2003 after several years of producing for R. O. Blechman at The Ink Tank.
In 2011, the firm produced a suite of signal films for the Ottawa International Animation Festival, a series of commercials for Web.com, title design for "A New York Fairy Tale", and the short film "Sympathy for the Fish: A Holiday Story".
2012 productions include animation for Katy Chevigny's "The Honor Code" which premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival, video installations for the New York Book Expo, "1787" -a short film on the drafting of the American Constitution for TEDed, graphics for "Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay", editorial/graphics for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Hamptons Film Festival, The Chase Community Giving Awards, The Intelligent Channel and animation packages for Unilever and Cannongate Publishing.
The 2012 short film "Christmas Day" features music by The Handsome Family and has screened at film festival around the country and captured the Audience Choice Award at The Citrus Cel Animation Festival, Outstanding Achievement in Animation from Brooklyn's Willifest, the Silver Telly, and Excellence in Design from ASIFA-East Animation Festival.
The company is currently in production on Elliot Cowan's "Stressful Adventures of Boxhead & Roundhead" feature film.
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