ATHENA STUDIOS COMBINES ARTISTIC TALENT WITH TECHNOLOGY TO BRING OUR CLIENTS' VISIONS TO LIFE. THE ATHENA TEAM HAS BEEN PRODUCING FILMS, VIDEO AND MULTIMEDIA PROJECTS FOR OVER 20 YEARS, WINNING NUMEROUS AWARDS ALONG THE WAY.

Athena Studios is a full-service animation and post-production house. Our broad skill-set offers a multitude of creative solutions from story, concept and character design, pre-visualization, stop-motion animation, compositing, effects, motion design, and color.
Our highly efficient team of artists will work with you to understand not just what you want in terms of services, but what your ultimate goals are. Our creative ideas and years of experience are here when you want them, to help make your project phenomenal.
Athenians
Jon Peters
Jon Peters
Founder/CEO, Executive Producer
Former industrial designer and model-maker with 30 years of experience in media production for film, video and the web. His award-winning work has been featured in Forbes, Wired, Adweek, Print and a number of other publications. His educational company AthenaOnline broke new ground in elearning and web delivery. Jon is a former Board Member of the Bay Area Visual Effects Society.
IMDB Listing
Karen Kovac
Karen Kovac
Associate Producer/Studio Relations
Karen brings a varied background that started in Los Angeles as a professional dancer and choreographer. She later branched out in entertainment and events ranging from 14 seasons with the Oakland Raiders as Raiderettes Director/Choreographer and Director of Game Day On-Field Entertainment to managing VIP venues and staff with Sportsmark/GMR for the America's Cup in San Francisco, and SuperBowls in New Orleans and New York.
Jeanette Vera
Jeanette Vera
CG Modeling and Digital Cleanup
As soon as she got out of college with a degree in animation and visual effects Jeanette hit the ground running. She has contributed to such hit films as Captain America, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, The Smurfs, The Avengers, and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. Jeanette creates amazing worlds and characters with her 3D modeling and sculpting expertise.
IMDB Listing
Tony Perry
Tony Perry
IT/Infrastructure Lead, Streaming Technologist
Software developer and information technology consultant with over 15 years of software industry experience. He has worked with such companies as Microsoft and Symantec Corp.
Noah Glasoe
Noah Glasoe
Compositing and Visual Effects
Noah joined Athena Studios shortly after studying animation and visual effects at Ex'pression College. He has been working as editor and compositor at Athena since that time, taking on some incredibly difficult shots and trying to teach us how to fish at the same time.
Scott Weiner
Scott Weiner
Graphic/Web Design, IT
Over 15 years experience working in graphic/web design, online video, animation and illustration. Has viewed from a comfy movie theatre seat such movies as: The Dark Crystal, Coraline, Wallace + Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Boxtrolls and many, many more....
Argonauts
Kat Alioshin
Kat Alioshin
Producer, Production Manager
Started work with stop motion animation back in the late 80's with Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation. Twenty-six years of commercial, TV, and feature work in stop motion animation. A small taste of the projects Kat has worked on include Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline, Life with Loopy, Devil Went Down to Georgia, James and the Giant Peach, Monkeybone, and Corpse Bride.
IMDB Listing
Tom Proost
Tom Proost
Art Director
Tom's background includes art directing, visual effects and model making for feature films. He has worked for such visionary studios as Laika, Industrial Light and Magic, and Colossal Pictures for such films as Coraline, the Star Wars prequels, Matrix 2 & 3, and Lemony Snicket, Nightmare before Christmas and James and the Giant Peach.
IMDB Listing
Justin Kohn
Justin Kohn
Stop-Motion Animator, Armatures
A world-renowned animator who has worked in both CG and stop-motion animation. He has been in the forefront of many classic animated feature films such as The Nightmare Before Christmas, Antz, James and the Giant Peach, Coraline, Anomalisa, RoboCop2 and many more. He has also worked on numerous televisions series like Robot Chicken, SuperMansion, The PJs and The Simpsons.
IMDB Listing
Webster Colcord
Webster Colcord
Animation, Visual Effects
From visual effects to 2D and stop-motion animation Webster has done work for Disney, Fox, PDI/Dreamworks, Will Vinton, Warner Bros. and many other studios. He has worked on such films and shows as Deadpool, Godzilla, Monkeybone, Ted, James and the Giant Peach, Pirates of the Caribbean, Minority Report, A Christmas Carol, The Wolverine and Community among others.
IMDB Listing
Tim Taylor
Tim Taylor
Cinematography, Lighting and Motion Control
A Motion Control Engineer and Camera Assistant for ILM, Colossal, Laika, and Disney, Tim has worked on a variety of films from Back to the Future Part II to Con Air, Coraline, and Frankenweenie.
IMDB Listing
Peter Williams
Peter Williams
Cinematography, Lighting and Motion Control
Peter worked for Colossal Pictures for such clients as Nike and Coca-Cola. He moved over to features working on Flubber, Monkeybone and later on Coraline at Laika.
IMDB Listing
Bird Gudmundsson
Bird Gudmundsson
Cinematography, Lighting and Motion Control
Bird is an artist who helps create fantastic worlds through her work in makeup, hair and costuming. She has applied her talent for puppet work at Henry Selick's Cinderbiter, Athena Studios and on Bix Pix's award-winning Tumble Leaf.
IMDB Listing
Johnathan Ojeda
Johnathan Ojeda
Sound Designer
Jon has been in the audio and entertainment industries for more than 20 years. His sound design background spans electronic music, audio-post for film and television, interaction design, and spatial audio. In the off hours, he spends his time in professional watermelon fights with his wife and two children.