(L-R) Mark Brooks and Titmouse founder and proprietor Chris Prynoski. Getting ready for battle. With a bloody axe. From a earlier battle.
LOS ANGELES — Titmouse, the Emmy-award profitable animation manufacturing firm, introduced as we speak that Mark Brooks joins the chief group as artistic director. Primarily based in Titmouse’s LA studio, Brooks is an acclaimed artist with ties to the studio relationship again to 2006 for his storyboarding, directing and writing work on Metalocalypse, which follows the adventures of Dethklok, the world’s most profitable loss of life steel band.
A local of Denver, Mark Brooks is a author, director and musician. His credit embody writing, directing, and starring within the function movie, Lil’ Pimp (Bernie Mac, William Shatner) and directing The Slim Shady Present (Eminem). Whereas at Titmouse, Brooks directed on Metalocalypse, the Marvel animated sequence Black Panther, Moonbeam Metropolis (Rob Lowe) in addition to the VR music expertise, Present It 2 Me, together with his goth pop band Night time Membership offering the soundtracks. Not too long ago Brooks served as supervising director on two Amazon Authentic tasks, the Emmy award-winning sequence Little Massive Superior and The New V.I.P.’s.
Promoted from director to artistic director, Brooks new tasks embody overseeing content material improvement, consumer administration and different artistic stuff.
“When an animation titan corresponding to Chris P. asks you to enter battle, there’s no reply you give apart from ‘When do I begin, man?’,” Brooks says. “It’s fairly an honor to start this new journey at Titmouse. I plan to get my fingers bloody and struggle the nice struggle ‘til my dying breath.”
Titmouse founder and proprietor, Chris Prynoski added, “Brooks and I’ve slain many beasts collectively within the determined trenches of the animation trade. His axe is robust and sharp. I belief his mighty blade to spill the blood of any challenge into the gaping mouth of Titmouse — be it drama, comedy, and even dramedy. If a demon had been to assault whereas my again is turned, I’m sure Mark Brooks would handily eviscerate it and we’d dine upon its entrails as we scream out to the cartoon gods earlier than our drunken bonfire.”