17 Presidents Productions is an independent animation studio based in Dallas, TX. Founded by Andrew Johnson (writer/director/animator) and Luke Nader (producer/composer), we specialize in creating stop-motion and 2D animated films, videos, and commercials. Though we love bringing our characters to life in handcrafted and technically creative way, it’s honest, grounded storytelling and emotional impact that drives us.
17 Presidents Productions is…
Andrew Johnson – Writer/Director/Animator
Andrew is a filmmaker and illustrator who received his Bachelor of Arts in Art in Technology from the University of Texas at Dallas, focusing on computer animation, and his Masters in Film from the Miami International University of Art and Design. He recently created animated videos for SAGE.
Luke Nader – Producer/Composer
Luke is a salesman and musician who received far less degrees than Andrew, sneaking by with just an associates in Graphic Design. He has been playing instruments for 16 years, with a focus on guitar. He has been collaborating with Andrew on projects and music for the last 10 years.