Since early childhood Phil has always been an artist. Even video taping 1980’s cartoons to pause and copy what he saw on-screen. During high school Phil worked in a neighborhood comic book store where he discovered manga (Japanese comic books). Becoming quite fond of the style he began using it in his own drawings.
Soon after discovering the animated versions of those manga came college where Phil decided to study Art and Photography as it was the closest the Community College of Philadelphia offered to animation. After studying there for three and a half years he moved on to The University of the Arts as an animation major, learning traditional animation as well as taking film classes. One year later Phil moved to Orlando, FL to attend The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School (DAVE School) where he earned his degree in 2003.
Since then Phil has been working in television, film, and corporate video. His Accomplishments include working on a spot for the 2007 NCAA Basketball opening which won three Addy awards.
- Letter of Recommendation from Louis Guillebaud, President, Global Transshipment Monitoring Co.:
- “I’ve hired Phil for 3D modeling. He took complete ownership of his work, and delivered exactly what we needed, plus he took the initiative to send his work in with added value. Anyone who goes the extra mile to deliver quality work on time and on budget gets a reccomend from me.”
Service Category: 3D Modeling
Year first hired: 2007
Top Qualities: Expert, On Time, High Integrity
-John Michael Trojan, Producer, Shooters Post & Transfer
- “Top qualities: Expert, Good Value, High Integrity”
-Laura Pappanicholas, Executive Producer, Shooters Post & Transfer
- “I had the pleasure of working my first big freelance gig with Phil. Although we were in different states, he might as well been working besides me. Phil produces, and thats why I’d work with him again.”
-John O’Mahony, Digital Artist, High 5 Productions