TAVET GILLSON
 
TAVET GILLSON
  

Tavet Gillson is a New York City-born and based designer and animator whose art-directorial work includes TV spots for MTV, ESPN and HBO. Tavet has storyboarded award-winning music videos for Primus, J-Dilla, My Morning Jacket and Pinback. His short comedy "PLACENTA" screened at the Slamdance Film Festival in 2019 and his visual art collaboration with artist Dréya St. Clair is in the permanent collection of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art in SoHo. His art appears in the books Pure Animation and Digital Art Revolution and his comedy has been featured in the Huffington Post and The New York Times.

Tavet’s work is informed by NYC fashion and street culture, humor, art history and a sense of playful interdisciplinarity and Photoshop wizardry. With almost 20 years of professional design and animation experience at major NY studios, he brings a full range of communication and directorial skills to any creative task.

Tavet is a cat. He also enjoys making music.

BA, Visual Art, Brown University 2004
CalArts Experimental Animation 2007

email: tavetgillson@gmail.com

Tavet Gillson is a New York City-born and based designer and animator whose art-directorial work includes TV spots for MTV, ESPN and HBO. Tavet has storyboarded award-winning music videos for Primus, J-Dilla, My Morning Jacket and Pinback. His short comedy "PLACENTA" screened at the Slamdance Film Festival in 2019 and his visual art collaboration with artist Dréya St. Clair is in the permanent collection of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art in SoHo. His art appears in the books Pure Animation and Digital Art Revolution and his comedy has been featured in the Huffington Post and The New York Times.

Tavet’s work is informed by NYC fashion and street culture, humor, art history and a sense of playful interdisciplinarity and Photoshop wizardry. With almost 20 years of professional design and animation experience at major NY studios, he brings a full range of communication and directorial skills to any creative task.

Tavet is a cat. He also enjoys making music.

BA, Visual Art, Brown University 2004
CalArts Experimental Animation 2007
email: tavetgillson@gmail.com
art direction
NEON FILMS / David Cronenberg
NEON FILMS / David Cronenberg
NY Lotto
NY Lotto
ESPN Draft Day
ESPN Draft Day
HBO Henrietta Lacks
HBO Henrietta Lacks
MTV 10 Spots
MTV 10 Spots
design
CNN The Murdochs
CNN The Murdochs
CNN The 2000s
CNN The 2000s
Get Out of My Room
Get Out of My Room
UNICEF
UNICEF
Design Archive
Design Archive
music video
Pinback
Pinback
Primus
Primus
My Morning Jacket
My Morning Jacket
J-Dilla
J-Dilla
animation
The Story of Hungry
The Story of Hungry
Spotify
Spotify
Estée Lauder
Estée Lauder
Google Material Design
Google Material Design
compositing
Seamless
Seamless
Krystexxa
Krystexxa