Executive Director, ASIFA Hollywood
After managing his own Emmy award-winning animation studio and also holding management positions for Disney, Warner Bros. and DreamWorks, among others, Frank is now the CEO of Gladstone Film, consulting on animation, filmmaking skills and story structure for feature film and broadcast studios, worldwide. He also writes and teaches about animation, film history, production techniques and cinematic fundamentals across North America, Europe, and Asia. Frank recently directed the independent feature THE HERO OF COLOR CITY, has been the Artist-in-Residence for the ACME Network and has served on the board of directors of the Visual Effects Society. He currently lectures at California State University Long Beach and UCLA.
Frank is the executive director of the world's largest honorary animation association, ASIFA-Hollywood and, in that capacity, is also the executive producer of the animation industry's annual Annie Awards.