ShadowMachine is the animation and production studio internationally renowned for world-building, comedy-craft and storytelling. Corey Campodonico and Alex Bulkley are the Co-Founders and Co-Owners and are the powerful producing team behind iconic, award-winning television series such as BoJack Horseman and Robot Chicken, fan favorites like Final Space and Tuca & Bertie, as well as the highly anticipated Netflix stop-motion feature film, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, based on the timeless original story by Carlo Collodi.
Since grade school, Campodonico and Bulkley have carried their friendship through Little League teams, garage bands, building a company (in a garage) and all the way to producing some of the most celebrated animation projects over the last 20 years. ShadowMachine gained its earliest recognition producing more than 200 episodes of stop-motion animation for Adult Swim including Robot Chicken, Robot Chicken: Star Wars, Moral Orel and Mary Shelly’s Frankenhole among others, earning multiple Emmy® Awards, multiple Annie Awards and reviving the art of stop-motion animation for audiences worldwide.
Continually pushing the envelope of what’s possible in today’s ever-shifting content landscape, ShadowMachine is globally known for its creativity, versatility and artist-first approach. Within its studio locations in Los Angeles and Portland, OR, the entertainment house is a proud collective of world-class artists, designers, writers, directors and producers known for high-quality work in all formats of entertainment: 2D, 3D/CGI, VR, App creation, stop-motion, live action and everything in between.
In addition to Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio and season three of Tuca & Bertie, ShadowMachine’s current projects include Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s Clone High reboot for HBOMax; FXX’s Little Demon starring Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito and Aubrey Plaza; Praise Petey executive produced by Anna Drezen and Monica Padrick and starring Christine Baranski, Annie Murphy, Steve Root and John Cho; the Apple TV+ series Strange Planet executive produced by Dan Harmon and Nathan Pyle, based on Pyle’s best-selling graphic novels; and two seasons of HBOMax’s critically-acclaimed Ten Year Old Tom executive produced and starring Steve Dildarian.