I went to New Zealand for two years and learned how to animate stuff. I've worked for clients such as Puffs, Rice Krispies, Coca Cola, Hallmark, Lionsgate, and NBC.

Austin Hillebrecht Character Animation Showreel 2019

YP Dine - Living Room

This was a fun spot I animated at Bent Image Labs. Directed by Rob Shaw to look like it was all stop motion, but it was actually all CG!

Meet The Scan | American Lung Association

I did character animation for many of the shots in this campaign for the American Lung Association.

Puffs - Dakotas Dragon

A Puffs commercial I animated at Bent Image Labs

Polariffic: Yeti or Not

I was the animation lead and animated a lot of the sequences in this short film for Hallmark.

Direct Asia Robin Hood "Commercial Shoot"

Jon Bellion - Glory Sound Prep Animation Reel

This is the collection of animation I did for the online promotional material for Jon Bellion's newest album Glory Sound Prep. I worked with the fine folks at Neon Robotic over the course of a month or two and was responsible for providing them with loopable character animation in a tight timeline. It was a fun project to be apart of!

Jon Bellion - Glory Sound Prep Album Trailer

I provided all the animation for Stormzy (the guy on stage making the speech).

Spring to Life Easter Rice Krispies Commercial

Another spot I did at Bent Image Lab animating Snap, Crackle and Pop for Rice Krispies.

Pop to Life Holiday Rice Krispies Commercial

Animated Snap, Crackle and Pop in this Rice Krispies spot at Bent Image Lab.

Ahoy Extras "BigCity"

I animated most of the shots of the woman in this spot for Chips Ahoy at Bent Image Lab


My award winning short that was the final product of my two years of studying animation in New Zealand. 

Prologue 3: The Witch Hunter by Austin Hillebrecht

I was hired by DeviantArt and Lionsgate to make an animated short that expanded the world and lore of the the film The Last Witch Hunter, starring Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood, and Michael Cane.

The Story of the "Yes!" Movement

A video I animated chronicling WWE wrestler Daniel Bryan's journey to Wrestlemania 30.

Sarah Faire and the House at the End of the World: Trailer

A book trailer I animated using the illustrations by Abigail Larson and written by Alex Giannini.

Coup de Cinema Opening Titles

The opening titles I animated with the help of Stephanie Woods for my feature film Coup de Cinema.