ShadowMachine

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ShadowMachine
Industry Animation studio
Genre Comedy
Founded 1999
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, United States
Products Film, Television, Commercial and Music video

ShadowMachine is a production company founded by Alexander Bulkley and Corey Campodonico. It is home to talent in animation for film, television, commercials, and music videos.

Current projects[edit]

Since its early days producing the stop-motion animation show Robot Chicken, the company has been producing such shows as Moral Orel, Mary Shelley's Frankenhole and Titan Maximum for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. It is currently in production on TripTank, which will premiere on April 2, 2014 for Comedy Central, and BoJack Horseman, for Michael Eisner's Tornante Company, starring Will Arnett, Aaron Paul, and Amy Sedaris. ShadowMachine is currently in post-production for a stop-motion animated feature film, Hell & Back, starring Mila Kunis, Bob Odenkirk and Susan Sarandon, slated for a 2014 release, and the studio has also begun pre-production on Pinocchio, another stop-motion animated feature film directed by Guillermo del Toro.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

  • Hell & Back (2014)
  • Lucy and the Anvill (TBA)
  • Pinocchio (TBA)

Television[edit]

Awards[edit]

Television[edit]

ShadowMachine has received a high level of recognition for their work in Television, including multiple Emmy and Annie Awards on behalf of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ASIFA-Hollywood, respectively.

Year Award Category Winner
2006 Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Sarah E. Meyer - Robot Chicken
2007 Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Thomas Smith - Robot Chicken
2007 Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Sihanouk Mariona - Moral Orel
2008 Annie Best Character Animation In a TV Production Eric Towner - Robot Chicken
2008 Annie Best Directing In a TV Production Seth Green - Robot Chicken
2009 Annie Best Voice Acting In a TV Production Ahmed Best - Robot Chicken: Star Wars
2009 Annie Best Writing in a TV Production Robot Chicken: Star Wars
2009 Annie Best Animated Television Program Robot Chicken: Star Wars
2009 Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Joshua A. Jennings - Robot Chicken
2009 Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Elizabeth Harvatine - Moral Orel
2010 Annie Best Animated Short Subject Robot Chicken: Star Wars
2010 Emmy Individual Achievement in Costume Design Jeanette Moffat - Titan Maximum
2010 Emmy Outstanding Short Format Animated Program Robot Chicken

Advertising[edit]

As ShadowMachine has grown, they have also taken on work with various advertising campaigns with high-profile clients such as Honda. ShadowMachine was also recently honored at the ADDY Awards for an ad campaign with Farmers Insurance, directed by Jed Hathaway.

Year Category Advertisement Winner
2011 Online Farmers Insurance - “Meet the Wongs” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Online Farmers Insurance - “The Cat Burglar” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Online Farmers Insurance - “Dude of Hazards” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Online Farmers Insurance - “Le Petite Disastre” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Animation or Special Effects Farmers Insurance - “Meet the Wongs” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Animation or Special Effects Farmers Insurance - “The Cat Burglar” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Animation or Special Effects Farmers Insurance - “Dude of Hazards” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Animation or Special Effects Farmers Insurance - “Le Petite Disastre” Jed Hathaway/Director

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