MINNOW MOUNTAIN IS A VIDEO PRODUCTION STUDIO SPECIALIZING IN ANIMATION
We are proud to be the animation team behind Tower, an award winning film directed by Keith Maitland. Craig Staggs and Steph Swope founded Minnow Mountain to create groundbreaking material for the new media environment that includes screens big and small. Our work displays a unique vision and personality but is rooted in traditional creative processes and turbo charged with an insane work ethic.
After earning a BFA in Photography from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Steph Swope began a diverse career in the visual arts. A veteran of the independent film industry, Steph rose from art department and photo/video research to producing award winning animation and video. She is a Co-Producer/Producer of Animation on Tower and Executive Producer of Earp.
Craig Staggs is an animator, illustrator, filmmaker and writer. His illustrations have been featured in publications such as The New York Times and the covers of Simon and Schuster’s Star Trek: Starfleet Academy book series. His iconic work on Richard Linklater’s cult classic A Scanner Darkly lead to a successful freelance animation career before founding Minnow Mountain with the goal of developing original feature films, television and web series. He is a Co-Producer/Director of Animation on Tower and the Creator of Earp.
We are excited to offer original content and professional services.