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.
2019, Communicator Awards Distinction Winner – “Snapshot: Teranga”. Client: Vista Higher Learning
2017, Telly Award, General Education: "Expressing Myself. My Way", Client - AMAZE.org
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"
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.
Eugena Harrington graduated in Economics at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She runs an independent consultancy that specializes in operations, strategy design, and digital product delivery to Communications and Media, Entertainment, Telecommunications, Technology, Pharmaceutical and Nonprofit clients.
Ions ago, she started out as producer for Floating Pear Productions and over time, transitioned as an operational advisor. She now oversees Business Development and Partnerships at Floating Pear Productions. She also serves as a board member for Blossoming Bodhi and on the advisory council for Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation.
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.