Founded in 2011 by Rob Wright, PixelRodeo is a full service, 2D and 3D animation and creative design studio.
Working primarily for national and global audiences throughout his career, Rob has enjoyed all aspects of production, from shooting aerial video to producing live network television programs to creating 3D motion graphics. He currently creates a wide variety of 2D and 3D animations for CNN US, demanding accuracy and high-speed turnaround while maintaining the journalistic ethics and standards of the global news giant.
With PixelRodeo, he designs and creates imagery, 3D elements and finished products for advertising, broadcast and corporate use.
Rob has not always been involved with visual effects and motion design. As a post-production editor, live-program producer and assistant director, he has worked with a wide variety of artists, celebrities, professional athletes and broadcast journalists. He has also traveled all over the nation, producing content in 43 states for clients such as TBS, TNT, TCM, Cartoon Network, NBC, CBS, MTV Networks and CNN.
He credits most of his success on opportunities to collaborate with talented people, and with understanding the needs and vision of his clients.
Currently concentrating on Adobe Products and Cinema 4D, and constantly learning new software and techniques, he enjoys working with software designers and creating many new procedures himself.
Rob is an alpha and beta tester of various graphics software and plugins, and also serves on the Checkmate Advisory Board, developing 3D modeling standards for the CG industry. He also technical directs the post-production graphic software management for the CNN broadcast networks, and is a consultant for CNN Digital.
Over the years Rob Wright has earned multiple awards, including several BDAs, a Cine Golden Eagle, a Telly, a SciAn, two Peabodys, a national Emmy® nomination, and a News and Documentary craft Emmy® for Lighting and Scenic Design. He holds a membership in the Atlanta chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and was instrumental in the organization of the Georgia Section of the international Visual Effects Society.