(November 19, 2013)

Centenary student lands internship at Moonbot Studios

SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary student Aaron Martin was recently awarded an internship at Moonbot Studios, an independent studio based in Shreveport.

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Moonbot Studios is an animation and storytelling company that was founded in 2010

"I have had such a blast at Moonbot the past few months," said Martin. "The knowledge I have gained so far and the people I have met have made the past few months something special. I couldn't have asked for a better place to intern at and I am very grateful to have been given this incredible opportunity."

Martin applied for the internship immediately after hearing about it through his advisor, Dr. Michelle Glaros. He works in the studio's marketing department under Sara Hebert '06, who also teaches part time at Centenary. Martin's responsibilities cover a wide variety of jobs from working with inventory for Moonbot Studios' online store to writing for the monthly e-newsletter.

Recently, Martin was approached with a part-time job offer to continue working at Moonbot Studios next semester as a Marketing Assistant.

"I'm beyond excited to spend more time on the moon and can't wait to see what comes next!" said Martin.

Moonbot Studios is an animation and storytelling company that was founded in 2010 by Centenary Artist-in-Residence William Joyce, a picture book author and filmmaker, best known for his children's book and television series Rolie Poli Olie. Moonbot Studios' projects include short films, video games, apps, books, and more; the studio received an Oscar in 2012 for the short film "The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore."

Moonbot Studios has attracted an array of Centenary talent: Nolan Baker '10, Developer; Jackson Blankstein '13, Developer; and Kathryn Hardey '12, Developer.