About Us

Animation Direction & Production

Forrest / Schlage is an award winning animation director duo in Tokyo. We specialize in cartoony animation content, creating vibrant images that have the fluidity and beautiful lighting of 3D animation mixed with the unique character of 2D animation. Decades of experience, a fresh perspective and proven creative ability.  If it’s a story worth telling, we’re interested.

 

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Brent Forrest

Born in Montreal, Brent Forrest started his animation career at Red Rover studios in Toronto as a co-op student in 1999. There he learned the craft of animation from some of Canada’s finest draftsmen. He has won awards for both his animation and special effects work including a Gemini nomination for title design. Today he works as a Technical Director in one of Tokyo’s top animation studios.

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Tobias Schlage

Born in Hamburg, Germany. In his years as a character animator and 3D generalist he worked in all areas of production creating extravagant visuals for film and television. Moved to Japan in 2015, to explore a new film making landscape, Tobi combined both German and Japanese film making techniques to create a unique style of grounded, emotional storytelling.

Work

Directing • Animation • VFX

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“To make something really great and different and interesting means taking risks and following these ideas in your head.”

BRAD BIRD

“Success without planning is accidental.”

GEOFFREY GITOMER

“You can always cut forward.”

ANDY KNIGHT

“I want to be wise beyond my years but still be foolish and brash and bold.”

GUIDO CORTINI
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Let’s Work Together

TELL US MORE ABOUT YOUR PROJECT

If you have any questions – or you just want to say hello, drop us a line!

Phone:
Japan: 080 6517 9661
US: 716 304 0195

Email:
info@forrest-schlage.com