Caffeine-Free creates interactive entertainment that everyone can enjoy. We are a team of animation and technology veterans located in Burbank, California.
Meet Our Team:
Adam Kangas is our rockstar software developer with 7 years industry experience working on cutting-edge technologies — including web, desktop and mobile applications. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College, and has previously completed projects for video game publisher Activision.
Matt Leishman is our character rigger with over 12 years experience in both the video game and film industries. He has worked on such films as Happy Feet, The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, How to Train Your Dragon, Kung Fu Panda 2, and Dreamworks’ next film – The Rise of the Guardians.
Hyrum Osmond is our character animator with over 10 years experience. He has worked on such films as Tangled, Bolt and upcoming films Wreck-it Ralph and Frozen. He also worked on several video games titles, such as Tak and the Power of Juju and Chicken Little.
Paul Schoeni is our modeler and texture painter, an artist with over 10 years of experience. He has worked on such films as I, Robot, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs Aliens, Shrek Forever After, and Megamind and upcoming films Turbo, and How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Ben Sweat is the business and product guy for Caffeine-Free. He has worked at Yahoo!, Demand Media, Snap.com and other tech companies. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago.