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ShadowMachine is an American animation studio and production company for film, television, commercials and music videos.

ShadowMachine
Industry Animation studio
Genre Comedy
Founded 1999
Founders Alexander Bulkley
Corey Campodonico
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, United States
Products Film, Television, Commercial and Music video
Website www.shadowmachine.com Edit this on Wikidata

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Current projectsEdit

Since its early days producing the stop-motion animation show Robot Chicken, the company has been producing such shows as Moral Orel, Mary Shelley's Frankenhole and Titan Maximum for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. It is currently producing BoJack Horseman, for Michael Eisner's Tornante Company, starring Will Arnett, Aaron Paul, and Amy Sedaris.[1]

Feature filmsEdit

Release date Film Directed by Budget Gross Co-producers Distributor
March 17, 2006 The Zodiac Alexander Bulkeley $1,000,000 $86,872 Myriad Pictures
Blackwater Films
THINKFilm
October 2, 2015 Hell and Back Tom Gianas
Ross Shuman
$157,768 N/A Freestyle Releasing
TBA Miss Camel[2] Haifaa Al-Mansour

Television seriesEdit

Year Series Creator(s) Co-producers Network
2005 – 2012 Robot Chicken Seth Green
Matthew Senreich
Stoopid Monkey
Williams Street
Sony Pictures Digital
Adult Swim
2005 – 2009 Moral Orel Dino Stamatopoulos Fragical Productions
Williams Street
Adult Swim
2009 Titan Maximum Matthew Senreich
Tom Root
Stoopid Monkey
Williams Street
Tom Is Awesome
Adult Swim
2010 Mary Shelley's Frankenhole Dino Stamatopoulos Fragical Productions
Williams Street
Adult Swim
2014 – 2016 TripTank Various N/A Comedy Central
2014 – present BoJack Horseman Raphael Bob-Waksberg The Tornante Company
Boxer vs. Raptor
Netflix
2016 Greatest Party Story Ever N/A Four Peaks Media Group
Den of Thieves
MTV
2017 Jeff & Some Aliens Sean Donnelly
Alessandro Minoli
N/A Comedy Central
2018 – present Final Space Olan Rogers Conaco
Studio T
New Form Digital
Jam Filled Ottawa
TBS
2018 Dallas & Robo Mike Roberts N/A YouTube Premium
The Shivering Truth[3] Vernon Chatman PFFR
Williams Street
Adult Swim
TBA Tuca & Bertie Lisa Hanawalt The Tornante Company Netflix
Chuck Deuce[4] Dan Harmon N/A Adult Swim
Galaga Chronicles Roberto Orci N/A N/A

OtherEdit

Music VideosEdit

CommercialEdit

AwardsEdit

TelevisionEdit

The studio has received a high level of recognition for their work in Television, including multiple Emmy and Annie Awards on behalf of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ASIFA-Hollywood, respectively.

Year Award Category Winner
2006 Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Sarah E. Meyer - Robot Chicken
2007 Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Thomas Smith - Robot Chicken
Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Sihanouk Mariona - Moral Orel
2008 Annie Best Character Animation In a TV Production Eric Towner - Robot Chicken
Annie Best Directing In a TV Production Seth Green - Robot Chicken
2009 Annie Best Voice Acting In a TV Production Ahmed Best - Robot Chicken: Star Wars
Annie Best Writing in a TV Production Robot Chicken: Star Wars
Annie Best Animated Television Program Robot Chicken: Star Wars
Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Joshua A. Jennings - Robot Chicken
Emmy Individual Achievement in Animation Elizabeth Harvatine - Moral Orel
2010 Annie Best Animated Short Subject Robot Chicken: Star Wars
Emmy Individual Achievement in Costume Design Jeanette Moffat - Titan Maximum
Emmy Outstanding Short Format Animated Program Robot Chicken
2016 Critics' Choice Best Animation Series BoJack Horseman

AdvertisingEdit

As the studio has grown, they have also taken on work with various advertising campaigns with high-profile clients such as Honda. It was also recently honored at the ADDY Awards for an ad campaign with Farmers Insurance, directed by Jed Hathaway.

Year Category Advertisement Winner
2011 Online Farmers Insurance - “Meet the Wongs” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Online Farmers Insurance - “The Cat Burglar” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Online Farmers Insurance - “Dude of Hazards” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Online Farmers Insurance - “Le Petite Disastre” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Animation or Special Effects Farmers Insurance - “Meet the Wongs” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Animation or Special Effects Farmers Insurance - “The Cat Burglar” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Animation or Special Effects Farmers Insurance - “Dude of Hazards” Jed Hathaway/Director
2011 Animation or Special Effects Farmers Insurance - “Le Petite Disastre” Jed Hathaway/Director

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lubin, Gus (October 3, 2014). "How A Comedian With No Experience Got Such Huge Names To Join 'BoJack Horseman'". Business Insider. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  2. ^ Wiseman, Andrew (April 13, 2018). "'Wadjda' Director Haifaa Al-Mansour Sets Up Animation 'Miss Camel' At 'BoJack Horseman' Producer ShadowMachine". Deadline. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  3. ^ Barsanti, Sam (May 17, 2017). "Adult Swim announces new stop-motion series The Shivering Truth". AV Club. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  4. ^ O'Connell, Michael (May 12, 2016). "Adult Swim Orders Live-Action Pilot From Dan Harmon, 'Rick and Morty' Scribe". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 13, 2018.

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