Mauricio Morali
Mauricio Morali
Art Director in Ánima Estudios
Mexico City, Mexico

Summary

I am a mexican 2d artist with experience in character design, character development and background art for animated movies, animated series, advertising, videogames and printed media. I've have participated in projects for clients and studios in and out of Mexico like Ánima Estudios, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network among others.

Skills

Concept ArtIllustrationCharacter DesignDrawingBackground artistCharacter development

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
After Effects
After Effects
InDesign
InDesign
Premiere
Premiere

Productions

  • La leyenda del charro negro
    • Movie
      La Leyenda del Charro Negro
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Background artist & Concept artist.
    • Company
      Ánima Estudios
  • Legend quest2
    • TV Production
      Legend Quest
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Background artist, Concept artist & poster artist.
    • Company
      Ánima Estudios & Netflix
  • 7mocaballero
    • TV Production
      El Séptimo Caballero (the 7th knight)
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Background Artist
    • Company
      Ánima Estudios
  • Chupacabras
    • Movie
      La Leyenda del Chupacabras
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Character development
    • Company
      Ánima Estudios
  • Anaybruno
    • Movie
      Ana y Bruno
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Lighting Concept Artit.
    • Company
      Ánima Estudios

Experience

  • Art Director - Undisclosed Animated series (Netflix) at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City, Mexico
    April 2018 - Present

    Art director for episodes 2, 4, 5, 7, 9 and 11 of an animated series for Netflix.

  • Lead Character Designer and Developer - "Al Filo de la Frontera" at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City
    June 2017 - October 2017

    My job was to design characters for a 2d animated movie with "comic noir" aesthetic. Once the designs were ready, I also made development material for the main and secondary characters: turnarounds, expression sheets, alternate outfits and moutcharts.

  • Background artist - La Leyenda del Charro Negro movie. at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City, Mexico
    January 2017 - May 2017

    My job was to draw and color background art for the movie and to create location concept art for my assigned scenes. I also supported the props team when needed. You can watch the trailer for this movie here: https://youtu.be/Vj7EE3WG_Xc.

  • Background and concept artist - Netflix's Legend Quest at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City, Mexico
    January 2016 - December 2016

    My job was to draw and color background art for the first season of Netflix's Legend Quest animated series. I also made official artwork for 5 out of 13 advertising posters for the show. You can watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/LSstpoh5z4Y

  • Background artist - El Séptimo Caballero at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City, Mexico
    September 2016 - October 2016

    I drew and colored background art for this animated series pilot. This project was one of the two winners of a contest held by Cartoon Network and Ánima Estudios. The winners had their pilots made at Ánima Estudios. You can watch this one here: http://www.cartoonnetwork.com.mx/video/el-septimo-caballero

  • Background artist - El Cuervo y el Venado at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City, Mexico
    March 2016 - May 2016

    I was one of the background artists for "El Cuervo y el Venado" 2d animated shortfilm. This project has not been published yet.

  • Character developer - La Leyenda del Chupacabras movie. at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City, Mexico
    December 2015 - March 2016

    I made character turnarounds and expression sheets for secondary and extra characters for this 2d animated movie. You can watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaBKFgDqoKU

  • Background artist - Nickelodeon's Cupcakery of Doom pilot. at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City, Mexico
    November 2015 - December 2015

    I drew and colored background art for Nickelodeon's pilot episode of "Cupcakery of Doom".

  • Lighting Concept Artist - Ana y Bruno Movie. at Ánima Estudios
    Mexico City, Mexico
    August 2015 - December 2015

    I was part of the lighting concept art team for the "Ana y Bruno" 3D animated movie. Basically I checked the sequence clips in search for lighting errors or potential improvements, then made paintovers on stills, and made notes for the team in India, giving followup to each assignment. You can watch the movie trailer here: https://youtu.be/4z4WAQfBoxw