The Animatress Pipeline

Filmmaking Adventures


Ashanti Miller

101 Luna Way Apt 224H Las Vegas, NV 89145 h: 702-483-5807 c: 415-321-9018 email:



Animation Instructor (2009-current)

  • Flash
  • Character Design
  • Animated Short Film
  • Author of the course Flash for Filmmaking

Designer/Animator for Sesame Workshop on The New Electric Company ( two seasons 2009-2010)

Background Color Stylist for Jantze Studios (2008)

Flash Layout Artist on Strange Cases for D2Comics (2007)

Character Designer for Studio California (2006)

Art Director/ Concept Artist on “Project in Development” for Storytime Pictures (2004-2005)

Art Director on Boy’s Mural for the Timothy Murphy School for Boys

Art Director for Newgent Inc (2001)

Storyboard Artist on Piki and Poko’s Adventures in Starland for Mondo Media (2000-2001)

Storyboard, Lead Layout and Animation on Polly Pocket for Spumco (1999-2000)

Storyboard Artist on The Heartaches for Spumco (1999)

Character Layout on Dilbert for Sony Children’s Programming (1999)

Character Layout Artist on Futurama for Rough Draft Studios (1998-1999)

Incidental Character Designer on An Extremely Goofy Movie for Walt Disney Television Animation (1998)

Freelance Expression Sheet Artist on California Dairy Commercial “GOLDFISH” for Rhythm and Hues Studios (1997)

Storyboard Revisionist on Pinky and the Brain for Warner Bros. Television Animation (1997)

Rough Key Assistant, Assistant Character Development/Design of Lola Bunni on Space Jam for Warner Bros. Classics/Space Jam Animation (1995-1996)


Soleil Rocketship, 4 minute film in Flash

Doo Wop Girls, 90 sec karaoke film in Flash

Dear Jessie, a 4 minute, “hand drawn” animated music video

Entree the Chipmunk, a 2 minute story reel

How to Make Rice Krispy Treats, a 1 minute animated film in Deluxe Paint


3D/2D and Handrawn: Character Animation, Character Design, Character Layout, Storyboards and Production Design

Film Programs Maya 8.5, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects

Print Programs Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design

Web Programs Flash, Dream Weaver, HTML5, JQuery and Javascript


Sesame Workshop, internship, 3D Modeling, Storyboard, and Compositing Artist

Academy of Art University, Masters of Fine Arts. Animation and 3D Modeling

Warner Bros. Television Animation, Storyboard

Warner Bros. Classic Animation, internship. Storyboard and Character Design on Space Jam

California Institute of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts Film/Video: Character Animation

Colossal Pictures, Assistant Animation

San Francisco Art Institute, Drawing and Painting


38th Annual Emmy Award Nomination in Outstanding Achievement in Main Title and Graphic Design, New York

Best Film in the Color Category at the Academy of Art Spring Show, San Francisco

Walt Disney Merit Scholarship for Animation, Los Angeles

Donn Tatum Scholarship, Los Angeles

Ahmanson Foundation Scholarship, Los Angeles

Eugene Hill Scholarship, Los Angeles

San Francisco Art Institute Merit Scholarship, San Francisco

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