Brad Chmielewski Plus

Chicago, IL

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I’ve been creating motion graphics & animations for the past decade and with these skills I launched my own business in 2011; LooseKeys. At LooseKeys we are Animators, Editors & Storytellers who help companies large and small attract customers with creative videos.

I also have a passion and love of craft beer and podcasting. There are a number of podcasts I’ve started over the years, one of the longest running is The Hop Cast. The Hop Cast is a video podcast that focuses on craft beer reviews, interviews and general thoughts on the craft beer industry. I’m also co-host of Chicago Beer Pass, Toon Talk Weekly and The Lane Podcast. Each one of these podcasts allow me to connect with a lager audience inside and outside my animation field.

Building connections and contacts is important for anyone running their own business as well as working in a creative industry. To help stay connected with the growing and evolving motion graphics industry I co-founded the Chicago Motion Artists Group. This is a group of Chicago creatives who meet up about every other month to chat about motion graphics work and show off the fantastic projects they’ve completed.

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  1. MCA Productions
  2. Vladimir Marchukov
  3. henry hobson directing & design
  4. vomitparty
  5. Motion Authors
  6. Gentleman Scholar
  7. Vanessa Chia
  8. Roxy Velez
  9. Mark Renaud
  10. Yeojin Shin
  11. Angell Sound Studios
  12. Erica Gorochow
  13. Found Footage Festival
  14. Dale Hyder
  15. Rachael Park
  16. Brent Sievers
  17. Sarofsky
  18. Cyril Izarn

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