Mariano Epelbaum is a Character Designer, illustrator and traditional 2D animator.
Working professionally since 1996 in various disciplines of Animation and Illustration were character designs tend to be very expressive.
For Illustration commissions, I am represented in the US and UK by www.astound.us
Us phone # (347) 813-1932
As a Highlight: Character Art Director and Character Designer for the 3D animated feature film 'Underdogs’ directed by the Academy Oscar-Winning Juan Jose Campanella for the film "The secret in their eyes".
Animated 3D movie METEGOL (Latin America), Futbolin (Spain)
Awards & Nominations:
- 2014 Goya Prize Winner best animated feature film.
- 2014 New York International Children´s Film Festival, Grand Prize Feature Winner, United States.
- 2014 The Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema Winner Best Animation Film.
- 2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina, Best Screenplay Winner.
- Sur Awards 2013 Nominee Best Art Direction.
At present working freelance as Character Designer and illustrator.