ShadowMachine

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ShadowMachine
Industry Animation studio
Genre Comedy
Founded 1999
Founders Alexander Bulkley
Corey Campodonico
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, United States
Products Film, Television, Commercial and Music video
Website www.shadowmachine.com

ShadowMachine is an American animation studio and production company 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 producing TripTank for Comedy Central, and BoJack Horseman, for Michael Eisner's Tornante Company, starring Will Arnett, Aaron Paul, and Amy Sedaris.

The studio is currently in pre-production on Pinocchio, a stop-motion animated feature film directed by Guillermo del Toro.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Music Videos[edit]

Commercial[edit]

  • Pinto Promos for Fuel TV
  • eCards for Hallmark
    • Director: Rohitash Rao
  • Happy Honda Days Shorts for Honda with Secret Weapon (2012)
    • Director: Jed Hathaway
  • Snow White for Disney
  • Lake Nona for GE with BBH L.A.
  • Verrado for Cecillian Worldwide
    • Director: Rohitash Rao
  • Boost Mobile Don't Data & Drive for Boost Mobile with 180LA
    • Director: Rohitash Rao
  • ENOS for Comedy Central Super Bowl Special
  • Pinto for Fuel TV
  • Happy Honda Days Shorts for Honda with Secret Weapon (2013)
    • Director: Jed Hathaway
  • Red Velvet Oreo for Nabisco with 360i
    • Director/Producer: Jed Hathaway
  • Glide for Oral-B with Publicis
    • Director: Rohitash Rao
  • Farmers for Farmer’s Insurance with RPA
  • Centaur and the Late Night Munchie Meal for Jack In The Box with Secret Weapon
    • Director: Jed Hathaway
  • Fire House Subs for Fire House Subs with 360i (New York)
    • Director/Producer: Jed Hathaway
  • Happy Honda Days Shorts for Honda with Secret Weapon (2014)
    • Director: Jed Hathaway
  • The Work Revolution for Freelancer’s Union
    • Director: Rohitash Rao
  • Boost Mobile ZTE Warp Sync for Boost Mobile with 130LA
    • Director: Rohitash Rao
  • Omakase for Cartoon Network/Adult Swim with Cutaway Creative
    • Director: Jesse Selwyn
  • Smores Oreo for Nabisco with 360i
    • Director/Producer: Jed Hathaway
  • Happy Honda Days Shorts for Honda with Secret Weapon (2015)
    • Director: Jed Hathaway
  • Subway for Subway with 360i (New York)
    • Director: Jed Hathaway
  • Oreo for Nabisco with 360i
    • Director: Ben Bjelejac

Awards[edit]

Television[edit]

The studio 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
2016 Critics' Choice Best Animation Series BoJack Horseman

Advertising[edit]

As the studio has grown, they have also taken on work with various advertising campaigns with high-profile clients such as Honda. It 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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