Kelly has written twenty screenplays and two novels, partnering with scores of actors, directors, producers, agents, attorneys, and studio executives in the process. He founded the animation company, CritterPix, Inc., in 2003.
Ricardo has been an artist and animator on eleven animated feature films and more than a dozen TV shows. He was Head of Story on 20th Century Fox’s animated movie, Horton Hears a Who, and animator/story artist on Pixar’s The Incredibles and Monsters, Inc. He co-founded and is President of House of Cool Studios.
Lewis Black: The Baked Halibut, Connor Price: Ollie the Otter, Tatsuo Ichikawa: Sushi Sam
Tatsuo feeling the weight Lewis and Connor take each other up a notch
of 300 pound Sushi Sam
Mr. Allen was the Chief Financial Officer of Interwoven Corp. (Nasdaq-IWOV) from March 1999 to June 2004. Prior to working at Interwoven, Mr. Allen served as Chief Financial Officer for both Objective Systems Integrators, Inc.( Nasdaq-OSII, acquired by Agilent Technologies, Inc.) and Telecommunications Techniques Corporation (acquired by JDS). Mr. Allen is a CPA and is a graduate from the Smith Business School at the University of Maryland in 1980. Mr. Allen specializes in managing the financing and operations of very high growth companies. His experience in raising equity funding includes early angel stage, venture, mezzanine, IPO and secondary offerings. He has managed numerous acquisitions and has been a speaker at dozens of investor financial conferences.
Mr. Rasmussen is a serial entrepreneur focused on helping small and medium side businesses develop strategies for rapid growth. Prior to founding Rasmussen Consulting Group in 1996, he served as VP Marketing for C-Cube, a leader in the digital video semiconductors and General Manager for LSI Logic. Mr. Rasmussen has been a CritterPix director and corporate secretary since 1993 and continues to take an active role in financing planning and the development of management strategies for the Company.
Mr. Rasmussen has a dual MBA from University of California , Berkeley and Columbia University as well as a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley with highest honors. He also earned a Fine Arts degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting from Foothill College.
Mr. Vogel recently retired after serving for 25 years as the senior media analyst at Merrill Lynch covering the entertainment industry. Merrill Lynch co-managed Pixar’s successful initial public offering in 1995. Mr. Vogel lectures at various universities on film financing and is the author of the book Entertainment Industry Economics: A Guide for Financial Analysts. Mr. Vogel is an investor into CritterPix, Inc.