produces and directs videocassettes
that are distributed nationwide: To
name a few - Afro-Classic Folk Tales,
Vol 1 and 2; Afro-Classic Mother Goose;
Afro-Classic Vol 4 Lamuma and the
Magic Stones; Ed and Chester Bible
Stories, Vol 1 and 2; Black Profiles.
He has also produced and directed
educational, training, public service
films, filmstrips, 35mm slides for
various educational film companies;
and, animated television commercials
for various Jamaica, West Indies'
clients. Television credits as animator/layout
artist/animation director: Filmation
Productions, Turn-on, Laugh-in, Bill
Cosby's Fat Albert and the Gang television
special, Film Roman Studios, Saban
Productions, Warner Brothers Animation,
Marvel Animation, and DIC.
Pacific Rim Animation, Hong Kong:
Studio Manager in Shenzen, PRC and
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Oversaw all phases of production on
animated television shows and theatricals
for Thailand, Spain, France, Canada,
Australia, Germany, Ireland and the
U.S.A. Managed 35 supervisors who
were responsible for over 650 employees.
Established layout departments and
trained animation personnel.
DEVELOPMENT/ANIMATION: Leo developed
and animated the character that inter-relates
with a giant female robot for the
California Science Center, Los Angeles,
CA BodyWorks exhibit which is currently
WINNING TIMING DIRECTOR:
Television Cartoon Shows The Hulk,
FantasticFour, and Ironman for New
World Entertainment/Marvel; Dumb and
Dumber for Hanna Barbera/Ted Turner;
Award winning Tiny Toons, Tazmania,
Animaniacs for Warner Brothers Animation
Utilizing today's technology, Leo
uses his knowledge of computers and
computer programs to animate, produce
and edit videos, and to publish his
interactive website Afrokids.com.
Credentialed teacher for the State
of California in Vocational Education
Teaching. Instructed class in Toon
Boom animation program at The Art
Institute of California-Orange County.
Leo's talent has not gone unnoticed.
He was twice honored by the Black
Filmmakers' Hall of Fame in Oakland,
California. His works have been displayed
in San Francisco and Los Angeles Museums.
The University of California, Los
Angeles interviewed him on video tape
for their archive of animators in
the twentieth century plus invited
Leo to lecture for the U.C. L. A.
View some of Leo
and the Magic Stones
Cosby’s Fat Albert Special