has been specializing in stop-motion and hand-drawn animation since 1997. He has worked professionally on such commercial productions as “Sesame Street”, “Gary and Mike” and “Phantom Investigators”, and has been teaching and producing his own independent films since 2002. To date, his independent film work has been screened in over ninety festivals worldwide and won twelve awards. He is currently a professor of animation and film in the Art Department at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He is also a husband and father of three boys. He enjoys drinking coffee and watching bad “B” horror movies.