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SNAUT Entertainment, LLC
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BARUCH INBAR, is an accomplished author, illustrator, designer, concept artist, art and creative director, creating, designing, developing, packaging and selling high quality, franchise-oriented entertainment properties: animated features, films, books, toys and merchandising and branded entertainment. Possess up-… Read More
BARUCH INBAR, is an accomplished author, illustrator, designer, concept artist, art and creative director, creating, designing, developing, packaging and selling high quality, franchise-oriented entertainment properties: animated features, films, books, toys and merchandising and branded entertainment. Possess up-to-date knowledge of entertainment industry, illustration, graphic design, toy development, and educational trends in family genres. Proven track record of successful creative management and business leadership. Combine ability to create and identify and develop winning properties, in-depth understanding of studio system and worldwide business marketplace, strength in brand building across multiple platforms. Exceptional relationships with talented artists, writers and performers across all media. Gifted designer and artist, storyteller, designer, thinker and writer.

My fields of services include:
• Art Direction
• Film and animation
• Illustration
• Character Design
• Concept Art & Pre-Viz
• Advertising
• Communication Design
• Theme park design
• Environmental Graphics Read Less
  • FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL
    SNAUT ENTERTAINMENT, LLC — Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • INDEPENDENT PRODUCER AND CREATIVE CONSULTANT
    Fox 2000 — Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • BUENA VISTA/ DISNEY MOTION PICTURES – INDEPENDENT PRODUCER AND CREATIVE CONSULTANT
    BUENA VISTA/ DISNEY MOTION PICTURES — USA
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• Original content creation and development for film, TV, animation, web, games
• Multi media and cross platform content creation, production and development
• Creative direction, design, illustration and art direction, sculpting, painting, story boarding • Advertising and marketing campaigns inception, devel… Read More
• Original content creation and development for film, TV, animation, web, games
• Multi media and cross platform content creation, production and development
• Creative direction, design, illustration and art direction, sculpting, painting, story boarding • Advertising and marketing campaigns inception, development and implementation
• Design direction and development
• Franchise & Original Properties
• Branding, PR & Cross-Promotion
• Writing from synopsis, treatment to a final script
• Character design and development for animation, merchandising and toys
• Product and toy design, development and manufacturing
• Production: Concept to Completion
• Team Leadership Read Less
Accomplished art director and hands on designer with success in creating, developing, packaging and selling high quality, franchise-oriented entertainment properties: animated features, films, books, toys and merchandising and branded entertainment. Possess up-to-date knowledge of entertainment industry, design, t… Read More
Accomplished art director and hands on designer with success in creating, developing, packaging and selling high quality, franchise-oriented entertainment properties: animated features, films, books, toys and merchandising and branded entertainment. Possess up-to-date knowledge of entertainment industry, design, toy development, and educational trends in family genres. Proven track record of successful creative management and business leadership. Combine ability to create and identify and develop winning properties, in-depth understanding of studio system and worldwide business marketplace, strength in brand building across multiple platforms. Exceptional relationships with talented artists, writers and performers across all media. Gifted designer and artist, storyteller, designer, thinker and writer.
Skills include:
• Original content creation and development for film, TV, animation, web, games • Multi media and cross platform content creation, production and development • Character design and development for animation, merchandising and toys
• Creative direction, design, illustration and art direction, sculpting, painting, story boarding • Advertising and marketing campaigns inception, development and implementation • Product and toy design, development and manufacturing
• Design direction and development • Franchise & Original Properties • Production: Concept to Completion
• Branding, PR & Cross-Promotion • Writing from synopsis, treatment to a final script • Team Leadership

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY



SNAUT ENTERTAINMENT, LLC – FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL
2003 — PRESENT
Leading a multi disciplinary studio in the fields of: art direction, design, children's intellectual properties, copywriting, animation development, character development for TV, toy design, visual development, storyboarding, advertising campaigns, merchandise and product development, original content writing for film, TV, art and creative direction, graphic design, ideation, conceptualization, creative consulting. Worked with industry leading local and international names and brands: HBO, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Disney TV, Paramount Animation, Sony Animation, Lenny Kravitz, and more.
TELL A VISION AGENCY
2007 — 2011
Independent consultant , consulting to Fortune 500 companies on advertising campaigns, content and creative development: AT&T, Diesel, Aleve, Coca Cola, Chevrolet, Capital One, Disney Resorts, Exxon, Nike, Wallmart, General Electric and others. Working with top US and European ad agencies: Radical Media, Anonymous Content, Radium and others. Roles included: creative direction and art direction, hands on graphic design, illustration, story boards and mood boards.

FOX 2000 – INDEPENDENT PRODUCER AND CREATIVE CONSULTANT
2007 — 2010
Developing with the studio an animated feature with a budget of $150 million, based on Baruch's adaptation of the novel THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. Consults to the studio to develop the characters and story line and expand the property to cross platforms to become franchise oriented film and television. Worked directly with studio director Elizabeth Gabler (“Alvin and the Chipmunks”, “Marley and Me”) and Rodney Ferrell, a studio executive (“Eragon”) and A list film producer, Neil Moritz (“Sweet Home Alabama”, “Fast and the Furious”, “22 JUMP STREET”) – on film development and proposed directors.




DISNEY – INDEPENDENT PRODUCER AND CREATIVE CONSULTANT
2002 — 2006
Pitched, and sold the Walt Disney Pictures/ Buena Vista studio executive Nina Jacobson, an animated feature adaptation to the classical novel THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. Created original artwork, sculptures, character designs, set designs and wrote original treatment.

GRAVITY POST PRODUCTION, TEL- AVIV, ISRAEL – CHIEF PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
1996 — 1997
Created graphic assets for cutting edge 3D sequences and managed implementation with producers, directors and animation teams. Worked directly with executives and producers from top Israeli advertising agencies and film production companies.

TYREX MULTIMEDIA, RAMAT-GAN, ISRAEL – CHIEF ANIMATOR AND ART DIRECTOR
1995 — 1996
Managed a team of animators, designers and illustrators in the development of award winning CD-ROMs. Job responsibilities included art direction, 2D animation from concept to completion, graphic design, programming implementation, communication with clients and affiliate companies.

THE ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCE , ISRAEL – LIEUTENANT COMMANDER
1991 — 1995
Served as a liaison officer, representing the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) affairs at the Gaza Strip and the Rafah-Egypt border, working to delegate the job of the international organizations and agencies that operated within those areas, such as: UNRWA, The International Red Cross, Save The Children Federation, Doctors Without Borders, Amnesty International and others. Worked closely with delegations, consulates, embassies and high rank Israeli government officials.

Languages: English, Hebrew, Russian and Arabic

EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Art Center College of Design. 
B.F.A , Entertainment Design (2001) Distinction Award
Recipient of Art Center College of Design Achievement Alumni Award (2006)
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Member Since: Dec 30, 2010