Larry Ruppel, Supervising Character Animator
Larry Ruppel, Resume / CV, Production Credits

CG Animation Supervisor / Senior Character Animator / Director.  Background in traditional 2D animation
( Walt Disney & Warner Bros. ).  Extensive European & International production experience.

           >  Head of CG Character Animation for the theatrical feature Bob & Bobette: The Texas Rangers-
                  LuxAnimation (Belgium/Luxembourg).

             >   Animation Director on numerous commercial and promotional campaigns: Walt Disney Company (USA).

             >  Traditional Character Animator: 2D theatrical feature DuckTales: The Movie-Treasure of the Lost Lamp-
                  Walt Disney Feature Animation (France); 2D shorts Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers & Blooper Bunny-
                  Warner Brothers Animation (USA).

             >  Featured Conference Speaker & Guest Lecturer at various venues, including the Annecy International
                  Animation Festival (France), New York University (NYC)
, and Game Developer’s Conference (Lyon).

:: HIGHLIGHTS ::  

The Molecule
2013 – NYC


Panda Panther
2012 – NYC


Blue Man Group
2012 – NYC



Psyop
2010 - 2013 – NYC


Asterisk Animation
2010 – NYC



LuxAnimation
2007 - 2009 – Belgium/Lux



BBC/Jellyfish Pictures
2009 – London UK


Asterisk Animation
2007 – NYC
 

Jellyfish Pictures
2005 - 2006 – London UK

 

CG  VFX  Character Animator
Created photo-realistic VFX creature animation for 
upcoming feature film A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014).

CG Supervisor /  Lead Character Animator
Lead Supervising Animator for cinematic scenes 
Skylanders : Giants video game for Activision.

CG Character Animator
Created character performance for robots in live theatrical Blue Man
stage performance currently playing in Las Vegas.

CG Character Animator /  Previs Artist
AT&T "Whole New World" 3D stereoscopic spot, also CG spots
for Jim Beam, UPS, Fanta, and numerous commercial clients.

2D Character Animator
Senior Animator for hand-drawn sequence on The Buddha
historical documentary for PBS TV.   

CG Lead Supervisor /  Head of Feature Animation
Assembled and mentored animation team, supervised all character animation
for the CG feature Bob & Bobette: The Texas Rangers, released in cinemas
throughout Europe 2009-2010.

2D Animation Director /  Art Director
Created hand-drawn animation for title sequence of Last Chance to See
BBC TV wildlife documentary series presented by Stephen Fry.

2D Character Animator
Senior Animator for hand-drawn sequences on Chicago 10
theatrical documentary feature directed by Brett Morgen.  

CG /  VFX  Supervising Character Animator
Animated several projects including award-winning musical short SUBA
and BBC TV educational special The Story of 1.

 

Larry Ruppel Animation Exhibition, Liege, Belgium
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