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Floating Pear Productions is an award winning Rhode Island based Animation Company that provides exemplary motion graphics for the internet, marketing presentations, children's toys, mobile devices, video games, and film/television. Their diversely skilled artists have decades of experience working in the animation industry with clients such as Hasbro, Scholastic, Vista Higher Learning and En Masse Entertainment.


Individually, the officers of the company have worked on TV shows from storyboarding to art direction such as; Bob's Burgers (FOX), El Tigre (Nickelodeon), Dick and Paula (FX), Hey Monie (Oxygen, BET), Home Movies (UPN, Cartoon Network), O'Grady (Teen Nick, The N), Team Toon (Cartoon Network), Time Warp Trio (Discovery Kids, CBBC), The Lewis Lectures (Cartoon Network, Adult Swim) and Word Girl (PBS). Staff has also worked on many animations for Sesame Street internet games.


Our short film, Extinction of the Saber-Toothed Housecat, has been selected for inclusion in the 2012 New York International Children’s Film Festival. NYICFF is an Academy®-qualifying festival.




2021, YouTube 2.5 Million views, "Expressing Myself. My Way", Client:

2019, Communicator Awards Distinction Winner – “Snapshot: Teranga”. Client: Vista Higher Learning

2017, Telly Award, General Education: "Expressing Myself. My Way", Client -

2017, Communicator Award, Video-Education: "Expressing Myself. My Way", Client:

2016, Telly Award, General Education: "Traits Lady", Client - The Culham Writing Company

2016, Communicator Award, Video-Education: "Traits Lady", Client - The Culham Writing Company

2012 New York International Children’s Film Festival AUDIENCE AWARD, AGES 5-10: "Extinction of the Sabertooth House Cat"

Animation Company for 2008 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Outstanding Children/Youth/Teen Program or Special for "The Adventures of Young Thomas Edison"

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Dee Boyd

Dalila “Dee” Boyd graduated in Illustration and Film from Rhode Island School of Design. She then pursued a career in animation, working for studios animating and art directing numerous commercials, television shows, and interactive software titles. She now heads Floating Pear Productions, an animation studio she co-founded.


Dee has done commercial work for Nickelodeon and Olive Jar Productions and has worked on  several  animated  television shows such as Word Girl (PBS), Home Movies (UPN and Cartoon Network), Dick and Paula (FX), and was assistant art director on Hey Monie (Oxygen and BET), as well as several television pilots. She served as Art Director on interactive software titles for clients such as Sesame Street and Hasbro. She has worked extensively on writing, designing, and animating on Floating Pear’s original property such as Tedi, Approaching the Issue in 80 Dates comic and her children’s book Only the Stars with Scholastic and Color Bridge Books.


Linda Walsh

Linda is an award-winning Producer/CD who creates impactful content across a wide range of media platforms. She has crafted thought-provoking content for leading networks, advertising agencies, and production companies and has even led the production of educational museum exhibitions.


Noteworthy branding content includes Coca-Cola, Fox Kids, Kraft, IBM, Lehn & Finks, Siggraph, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nick at Nite, Pfizer, and the Sci-fi channel. Her eye for detail and passion for effective communication makes Linda a valuable asset to FP's growing roster of clients.


Lorraine Boyd, MD, MPH

Lorraine is a medical doctor and public health professional at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and has worked with artists and media consultants to translate medical information into educational materials for families and medical specialists for many years. Developing patient/family and provider brochures, provider toolkits and media campaigns on a variety of topics including maternal and infant mortality, breastfeeding, and the elimination of disparities in perinatal and reproductive health has been exciting work. She looks forward to consulting with Floating Pear to expand the use of medical information in animation to benefit other populations and professionals.    


Madeline Silva

Here at Floating Pear, even our Office Manager graduated with honors in Art!  (Multi-media option; Cal State East Bay — go Pioneers!)  Madeline came to us with not only 10+ years of executive level Administrative and Office Management experience, but 20+ years of Graphic Design experience to boot.  She loves hiking (where she photo-hunts cool fungi), reading, movies, and almost anything related to Jane Austen.

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