Concept & Design

Character Design

Project Supervision

Character Posing & Layout

Storyboard

Below are a few sample storyboards, primarly drawn with pencil and paper. I've been using Toon Boom Storyboard Pro, however,for about 2 years - I enjoy the all the nifty timesaving tools that program allows - plus, it does a great job with Animatics.

Garlic Gopher

Aside from the Indie project page, I have developed smaller ideas like the one below. I'm really excited about seeing this one animated!

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Garlic Gopher © 2014 Sam Fleming. All Rights Reserved.

Hey Arnold

A sample from a "Hey Arnold!" episode for Nickelodeon.

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Pilots

This is a board for one of the many Pilots that I've been asked to produce. I worked with Eaglemont/Tryptych/PostModern, respectively, for about 3 months, delivering a fully-animated, live-action/animation concept piece. In addition to this, Eaglemont had me re-design the main characters for the Adventures of Riley, animated version.

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Toothpaste

Another silly "What If?" idea. What better way to encourage a kid to brush his teeth?

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Toothpaste © 2014 Sam Fleming. All Rights Reserved.

Sustenance

This short-subject piece was produced as the INTRO for an Indie feature film called Sustenance. While not naming the company directly, the feature is about the shady practices of the Monsanto empire, through cellular manipulation of seeds. Though the main character, a kernal of corn, is very simple, the real challenge was to create a situation, whereby the audience has empathy for that single kernal of corn. In the final, animated version, we were able to do this convincingly.

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