Virtue Animation is a WEB3 studio that produces innovative, high-quality IP for the metaverse.
With decades of experience working with leading animation companies, Virtue combines legendary creative storytelling with the international production to build a community around new worlds, engaging stories, & timeless characters.
Animation industry leader and studio executive, Bob’s 30-year career span 20 award-winning films and over $6 billion in the global box office.
EVP of Animation for Granity Studios, the Academy Award-winning media company founded by late NBA legend, Kobe Bryant CEO of Alpha Animation, one of China’s leading entertainment and consumer product companies, Bob developed a slate of feature films and built a 20K sq ft studio in L.A.
Head of Paramount Animation where he launched the division and oversaw The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water, which opened #1 at the box office and grossed over $325M at the global box office. Production Executive for Miramax Film on Gnomeo and Juliet where he worked with the illustrious Sir Elton John on the surprise 2011 hit that grossed nearly $200M for Disney’s Touchstone Pics.
EVP of Disney Animation Studios, Bob ran production and began his distinguished career supporting the fabled studio on many classic films such as Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Mulan, Tarzan, and Lilo & Stitch.
A veteran leader of both Hollywood and international animation, writer-director Alex Orrelle was recently the Animation Head of Story on Warner Bros Pictures’ Space Jam; A New Legacy(2021), starring and produced by LeBron James. Before that, Alex was the creative consultant for the Oscar-nominated and multiple award-winning Klaus (2019), made at SPA Studios for Netflix.
Alex started his career at Pixar as an animator for Finding Nemo (2003) and The Incredibles (2004). He then set up a CG animation crew for Warner Bros Animation’s The Looney Tunes Show and was animation director on Yogi Bear (2010) for Warner Bros Pictures. Alex studied at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where he created his student film Freeware, which won the online audience choice award at the Sundance Film festival in 2001.
Film producer, Marc Levine, produces sports-themed content including live-action feature films and documentaries. Marc is currently serving as Associate Producer and Story Consultant on the upcoming $50M feature film about an iconic daredevil, Evel Knievel.
Previously, Marc helped produce the Emmy Award-winning Netflix feature sports documentary, Unchained, The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross.
Marc spent his early years in key roles with legendary animation producers, “Spike & Mike” which included identifying up-and-coming new talent for the cutting-edge film festivals including:
Mike Judge creator of Beavis and Butthead
Matt Stone & Trey Parker creators of South Park
Academy Award-nominated animator Bill Plympton
John Lasseter former Pixar head and Toy Story director
Peter Docter director of Up, Monsters Ince, Inside Out, and Soul
Wags has been in key strategy roles for his entire career across consumer brands, tech, music, and entertainment. Early in his career, Wags had a quick rise up the corporate ladder to become a young executive at a Fortune 100 company leading strategy, brand and marketing teams.
In 2017, Wags began investing in crypto and helped to build a company on Ethereum. Now Wags is a growth hacker, community builder, and web3 brand strategist. He has helped brands in both traditional and digital spaces to reach new heights and is fluent in all-things tokens, NFTs and Web3. He has worked on Web3 projects with Lyrical Lemonade, Sports athletes, music, entertainment, and P2E gaming.
Wag’s macro goal is to help fuel the movement of Web3 disruption in the music, entertainment, and gaming industries.