ACME directors inspire audiences, tell stories, communicate ideas, innovate design, advance technology, push boundaries, develop brands, sell products, and win awards.Since 1990, Acme Filmworks has been serving the creative community by discovering and nurturing new artistic and innovative animation directors and bringing them to the forefront of advertising, motion pictures, television and the internet. Acme’s commitment to matching style, design and narrative of trend setting animators with client scripts and concepts has resulted in seminal work. Acme Filmworks Founder and Executive Producer Ron Diamond runs Acme with the support of a dedicated staff. Acme has functioned since it’s inception as a virtual studio, utilizing the talents of directors from over 24 countries with thousands of artists and animators chosen for their unique skills to support a given director in each of their new productions, all for the purpose of achieving a richly successful production.Acme’s roster of 50+ internationally renowned directors represents a who’s who of animation recognized for their Academy Awards® and nominations and their Grand Prix’ at Annecy, Zagreb and other top industry events, Acme directorial brawn is unrivaled. With over 1,600 productions under our belt for such elite clients as General Motors, Ford, Home Depot, Microsoft, AT&T, CVS, Comcast, Amazon, Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs, Liberty Mutual, Delta Air Lines, Nike, American Express, United Airlines, Hilton Hotels, Toyota, Principal Financial Group, Proctor and Gamble, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney and many others, Acme has been awarded at Cannes, Clios, London Advertising Awards, Annie Awards, Annecy and nominated for the Emmy Award and the Academy Award®.Diamond is a recognized expert in international animation and lectures and presents workshops to at schools and animation festivals in the US, India, Germany, Poland, Argentina and elsewhere. Diamond curates specialty animation programs for festivals and personally presents his Annual Animation Show of Shows of new important shorts to professionals at the major US animation studios and gaming companies, at leading animation schools, for the animation community and at animation festivals on five continents. From the first 15 editions of the Animation Show of Shows, 28 of the featured shorts later went on to receive Academy Award® nominations, 8 of which took the Oscar. He has packaged and released 54 volumes of DVD’s featuring 162 notable shorts offered at animationshowofshows.com. Acme Filmworks has exhibited collections of it’s original hand drawn and painted commissioned production artwork by Gianluigi Toccafondo, Aleksandra Korejwo, Raimund Krumme, Michael Dudok de Wit, Bill Plympton, Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis to name a few, in Brazil, France and Morocco. Diamond travels extensively annually to festivals where he has served on short film juries in Annecy, Zagreb, Stuttgart, Lisbon, Bucharest, Seoul, and Trebon, all for the primary reason of discovering new talent to work with at Acme. Acme is currently in development on original Apps, shorts and an animated feature film.