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Sherm Cohen
Works at Storyboard Secrets
Attended Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art
Lived in Burbank, CA
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SpongeBob Diddly-Doodle

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The sheer heart, ingenuity, and heart that went into this is amazing. And nearly 8 minutes! (I wonder how long it took, and how many people it took to create.) Can ya believe I had never watched a Cubby Bear cartoon in it's entirety til now? Loved this post Sherm!
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SpongeBob Rockin' the Bass - Deleted scene from the SpongeBob Movie 2
Who lives in a Pineapple and plays bass?
Here's an extremely quick cut from a deleted scene from the SpongeBob Movie 2. Don't blink or you'll miss it!    In case you blinked, here's a still-frame shot of the scene (drawn in Storyboard Pro): It's really a de...
Who lives in a Pineapple and plays bass? Here's an extremely quick cut from a deleted scene from the SpongeBob Movie 2. Don't blink or you'll miss it!    In case you blinked, here's a still-frame shot of the scene (drawn in ...
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Rough storyboard panel from the opening scenes of the new SpongeBob Movie. SB loves his Krusty Krab snowglobe (which rains down Krabby Patties instead of snow). The shot lasts about 1.5 seconds in the movie. Thanks everybody for making the movie #1 :D
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The Interview -- Ernest Pintoff

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U should post YouTube videos again.
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There's no need to fear...
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"Fighting those who rob or plunder..." Me too!
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Revengeance -- New Full-Length Hand-Drawn Animated Feature by Jim Lujan and Bill Plympton
Jim Lujan 's cartoons are mesmerizing, funny, funky and always created with his singular unique view of the world. Always an inspiration and just dang fun to watch! Up till now, Jim has been single-handedly creating animated shorts: writing, directing, and ...
Jim Lujan's cartoons are mesmerizing, funny, funky and always created with his singular unique view of the world. Always an inspiration and just dang fun to watch! Up till now, Jim has been single-handedly creating animated s...
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So I finally FINALLY got to see the SpongeBob movie in 3D! I had missed the studio screenings, and last weekend the local movie theater’s 3-D projecter died so I had to see it “flat.”. Anyway, I was thrilled beyond measure to see the movie in three amazing dimensions…the 3D really made it POP!
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The movie was awesome. So glad it was 85% traditional animation! (In 3d no less) 
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Who lives in a Pineapple and plays bass?
Here's an extremely quick cut from a deleted scene from the #SpongeBob Movie 2. Don't blink or you'll miss it!
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I don't often support Kickstarter projects, but I've contributed to THIS one! Animation archaeologist Tommy José Stathes provided super-rare silent cartoon films to "Cartoon Carnival" -- a documentary about the silent-era pioneers of animated cartoons. Cartoons were WAY crazier back then!

You can help "Cartoon Carnival" become a reality by supporting it here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/935171800/cartoon-carnival
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You can help "Cartoon Carnival" become a reality by supporting it here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/935171800/cartoon-carnival
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“Bee and PuppyCat” Original Pitch STORYBOARD by Natasha Allegri -- COMPLETE 122-page PDF at http://bit.ly/BeePuppyBoard  
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OooOO! It's the style guide for the Craig Kellman-designed Flintstones! The entire 36-page PDF is online at http://bit.ly/FFlint
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I always found the flintstones hard to draw as a kid, lots of oddly sharp angles.
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Storyboard Artist, Cartoonist, Writer, Teacher
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Storyboarding, Cartooning, Illustration, Art Education
Employment
  • Storyboard Secrets
    Owner, present
  • Storyboard Artist/Supervisor - Walt Disney Studios | www.StoryboardSecrets.com
    Storyboard Supervisor, 2007 - 2013
  • Paramount Animation Studios
    Character Layout Supervisor, 2013
  • Nickelodeon, Walt Disney Studios, Cartoon Network, Warner Brothers
    Storyboard Artist/Writer/Director, 1994 - 2006
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Burbank, CA
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Storyboard Artist
Introduction
Sherm Cohen is a cartoonist, writer and storyboard artist. He got his start in animation at Nickelodeon on The Ren and Stimpy Show as a character layout artist, followed by a three-year stint on Hey Arnold as storyboard artist and director.

In early 1998, Sherm Cohen was invited by SpongeBob's creator Steve Hillenburg to be part of the original SpongeBob SquarePants crew. Sherm spent the first season on the show as a writer, storyboard artist and director, then moved up to Storyboard Supervisor for the next three seasons of SpongeBob SquarePants. Sherm was also Character Designer and Lead Storyboard Artist on The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.

Sherm has also storyboarded at Cartoon Network Studios and just completed two seasons of writing and drawing storyboards for Phineas and Ferb at Walt Disney Studios. Sherm is currently working as Storyboard Supervisor on "Fish Hooks," where he also appears on-screen every episode as Bud the pet-shop owner.

Sherm has created a number of instructional videos on cartooning, storyboarding and digital art techniques. "Storyboard Secrets," his instructional 10-DVD course on storyboarding, has been used to teach storyboarding worldwide, including at The School of Visual Arts. Sherm's newest book on how to draw cartoons, "Cartooning: Character Design" has been used in the curriculum at CalArts: California Institute of the Arts.

In 2011 Sherm received an Emmy nomination for his work as director on Disney's Kick Buttowski.
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  • Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art
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