CEO / Executive Producer
At Bunko Studios, Frank has overseen productions from start to finish on hundreds of projects. He has directed award-winning 2d animated holiday-themed sequences for Hallmark, The Snow Family, two seasons of animation for Sid the Science Kid on PBS, and over 100 animated segments for The Animated MAD show produced by Warner Bros., airing on Cartoon Networks.
Frank is not only responsible for the the daily creative operations at Bunko Studios, but is also credited for embracing new techniques and technologies to continue growing the studio’s abilities while streamlining every project’s pipeline to ensure a smooth production. His everlasting quest to find better ways to work and truly embracing technology keeps Bunko Studio’s workflow into tip top performance.
Before founding Bunko Studios, Frank worked for several years at Don Bluth Entertainment creating animation for feature films including Thumbelina. He also spent several years at Kurtz & Friends doing animation work on various high profile commercials for clients like Honda, Taco Bell, and Walmart as well as movie title sequences for City Slickers 2, BlankMan and Jurassic Park. During his tenure at Kurtz and Friends, Frank was Assistant Animation Supervisor on the Emmy winning animated show for PBS, The Roman City.
After Kurtz and Friends, Frank has also had many independent creative lead roles including Assistant Director at MTV Animation for the series, Downtown, Lead CG Supervisor on Disney’s Little Einsteins and also on Nick Jr.’s Team Umizoomi.
Throughout his career, Frank has also practiced his love for teaching. He has taught animation for many years at School of Visual Arts (SVA), Pratt Institute, and Parsons School of Design.
Frank can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
CCO / Executive Producer
Naree’s creative vision is brought to life through every production at Bunko Studios. She is responsible for creating the visual concepts on all the projects and especially enjoys working with the clients at the start of the project to establish the creative direction. Naree follows through every project, ensuring that the creative direction stays on track and strives to exceed every client’s expectations.
For Bunko Studios, Naree has created designs for the award-winning animated piece for Hallmark Inc., The Snow Family, she was the 2D Animation Producer on two seasons of Sid the Science Kid for the Jim Henson Company, Art Director for the MAD animated movie parodies for Warner Bros. and Art Director and Producer of many projects for Bunko Studios' clients like Ralph Lauren, Cartoon Networks, Pfizer, Inc., and HSN.
Before Bunko Studios, Naree was an Animator on Nickelodeon’s Series, Little Bill. Soon after the series came to an end, Naree’s roots were firmly planted with Nick Jr. She was the main Animator responsible for approximately a hundred spots of Moose and Zee, the network’s on air promo characters. It was through these educational promos that Naree fell in love with producing content targeting early education. She has made her mark through many animated projects for broadcast including the opening animation for Unfabulous, a series that aired for four seasons on Teennick starring Emma Roberts as well as animation on Disney’s Little Einsteins. Naree has also taught animation for the Pratt Institute’s undergraduate Film/Video Program from 2006 - 2009.
Naree has a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design with a concentration in Animation.
Naree can be reached at email@example.com
As Art Director for Bunko Studios, Aram is responsible for the visual development of characters and environments in each of our projects. As a fine artist, she is versatile in many styles and mediums and is able to translate those traditional mediums and techniques into a digital environment.
At Bunko Studios, Aram’s art direction covers all the pieces for the two seasons of Sid the Science Kid. She was Co-Art Director of 4 seasons of MAD series for Warner Bros. She developed the main style for the Ralph Lauren’s Children’s campaign, “The RL Gang” for three seasons. Her work was used globally in this campaign for animation, print, and online promos. She is also responsible for character designs for original content being developed at Bunko Studios.
Aram’s credits can be seen daily on networks like PBS and Disney Jr. On PBS, her credits include, Art Director for 2 seasons of Sid the Science Kid and Character Designer for for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Aram was also involved in the early stages of Super Why’s characters designs. On Disney Jr., her credits are for Art Director for Season 2 of Disney’s Little Einsteins. Aram also Art Directed a pilot for Nick Jr. called Lollies.
Aram has her BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design.
Aram can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org