Project Description

Sam Ellis

Sam Ellis produces cartoons for Action Lab ENT as president of their Animation Division.

He is also working on three creator-owned books with anticipated releases under the Action Lab banner in 2017.

He has worked for a myriad of animation studios and publishers in a variety of positions from LA to Atlanta. Here are a few of the projects he has worked on: Archer, Adventure Time, Bravest Warriors, The Awesomes, Frisky Dingo, Catbug and more.

In 2016, Sam ran the first ever FREDCON, a comic convention set in Fredericksburg, VA. It had over 50 vendors and drew over 4000 people in attendance.

Sam also created and owns the collectible card game THROWDOWN™, which is now available from to Wal-Mart, featuring the characters from Nickelodeon’s hit show Miraculous, the Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir.

Currently, Sam is teaching Animation at Germanna Community College in Fredericksburg, VA. Previously, he taught Animation and Conceptual Illustration at the Art Institute of Washington and for Ball State University.

Sam graduated with his BFA in Sequential Art from The Savannah College of Art and Design in GA and received his Master’s in Animation from Ball State University in IN.

He is a family man with two sons and a lovely wife, they have a dog named Stella.

Known For:

Archer, Adventure Time, Bravest Warriors, Catbug, Frisky Dingo, Miraculous, the Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir, The Awesomes, and THROWDOWN™

Sam Ellis will be attending Awesome Con on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.