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James Blagden

E-mail: contact@jamesblagden.com

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Professional Information​

Director, editor, animator & illustrator. 

Languages

English

Recent Commercial Experience
Apple Inc. 
Directed & animated series for Apple, centered on the multinational technology company's  green initiatives and narrated by the execs spearheading those efforts. Released for Earth Day 2017. Link
Cash Money Records / Apple Music
Directed & animated short for Birdman documentary project "Before Anythang: The Cash Money Story", featuring the voice of Bryan "Birdman" Williams. Link
Motown / UMG
Illustrated portraits of Barry Gordy & Lionell Richie for 60th Anniversary commemorative book. 
ESPN
Directed & animated a series of television spots for ESPN mobile app, in collaboration with 72andSunny and Doubleday & Cartwright. Link
 
Reebok
Directed both Live-Action & Animated spots for Reebok John Wall "ReZig" campaign. 
Additional Client List:
Ford Motor Company, Converse, Nike, Google Play, California Sunday Magazine, The New York Times
Education​
Skills

Photoshop

FinalCut

Drawing

Painting

Directing

Storyboarding

School of Visual Arts, New York USA

2000-2004

 

Recipient of Silas H. Rhodes scholarship. Graduated with BA in Illustration. 

 

© 2019 by James Blagden

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