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Our Best Blend of Live Action + Animation



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Traditional Animation

Our expertise is tradional "cell" style animation. For the authentic hand-drawn look, but with a streamlined digital process.

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Video Compositing

Our animation skills include greenscreening, enhancing live action videos with animated alpha overlays, pop-ups, and more.

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Titles & Graphics

Make your titles and graphics for film, television, and online content stand out with our custom-made motion graphics.

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Matte Painting

We can create photorealistic digital matte paintings to enhance any visual.

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Rotoscoping

Our digital process allows us
to quickly rotoscope figures, products, and anything that moves!

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Stop-Motion

From claymation to paper cut-outs, we make things come to life.

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Storyboards

We craft cinematic storyboards and animatics rooted in traditional comic strip storytelling.

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Whiteboard Animation

Enhance your business presentation or commercials
with custom cartoon
"explainer" animation.

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Viral Videos

Shortform is our specialty.
We craft custom video content that keeps eyeballs coming back for more.



Featured Projects

From Development To Delivery, Productions For Every Budget

MAD on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network's MAD is the all-animated, primetime TV series based on the classic humor magazine of the same name. We produced nearly 300 hand drawn animated segments during the show's three-season run. Our distinctive animated shorts appear in every episode.

Project Details

  • Client
  • Series
  • Services
  • Warner Bros.
  • 100 episodes
  • 300 independently produced shorts.
    Storyboarding | Design | Animation

MTV's "Owning It"

This online video series was developed and produced in conjunction with MTV. We helped visualize their concept for a show that mixed Animation with Skype video interviews. We produced 6 episodes and several shorts, as well as a half-hour broadcast "Special Episode" version.

Project Details

  • Client
  • Series
  • Services
  • Viacom
  • Web - Six Episodes + 22 min. "Special" for Air
  • Development | Animation | Titles
    Storyboarding | Compositing
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"ASMR"

Condé Nast "Improv Imagination"

We produced several timelapse "live drawing" animations for Condé Nast brands GQ and Vanity Fair. The visual concepts were brainstormed off pre-recorded interviews, and became the groundwork for the first season of their successful web video series "Improv Imaginations".

Project Details

  • Client
  • Series
  • Services
  • Condé Nast
  • Online Video Magazine
  • Timelapse Drawing | Animation | After Effects Compositing

WIRED "Mister Know-It-All"

This online, animated adaptation of WIRED's popular "Mister Know-It-All" column was produced in conjunction with Condé Nast Entertainment and artist Christoph Neimann. We helped develop the concept for animation, and produced 12 shorts on a tight turnaround.

Project Details

  • Client
  • Series
  • Services
  • Condé Nast
  • 10 Episodes
  • Storyboards | Development | Animation
Whiteboard Style Animation
Resolution Solar Campaign
Whiteboard Style Animation
Resolution Solar Campaign
Whiteboard Style Animation
Resolution Solar Campaign
wartella animation
Photo Animation
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Photo Animation
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Photo Animation
Meme Factory
"Hairmage To Chewbacca"
Meme Factory
"Meowtallica" | 1M views
Meme Factory
Skeletrump

About Us

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work
We partner with the best talent in the industry to bring you the best results.

Development

We help kickstart
creative brainstorming
and visualize ideas.

Storyboards

From simple to cinematic,
we translate concepts & words
into visual storytelling.

Production

Big or small, we offer
flexiblity for a variety of
budgets and timelines.

Delivery

Always on time. We
deliver high quality masters
in the formats you need.


M. Wartella
Founder

M. WARTELLA

Mike is an award-winning cartoonist, author, animator, and director. He has been working as a professional artist since age 10, and has over 15 years experience in television animation.

Dream Factory Animation

DREAM FACTORY ANIMATION is a full-service boutique animation studio specializing in hand-drawn animated cartoons and shorts. Founded in January 2013 by industry-veteran and New York City underground cartoonist M. WARTELLA, the Dream Factory can visualize, produce, and animate content to fit your creative needs.