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About Abbott Animation

Abbott Animation has a long history of creating captivating stories and targeted messages utilizing our award-winning 3D animations and full service video productions. Our mission is to provide the highest quality experiences across all platforms while maintaining exceptional customer service with a commitment to on time and on budget deliverability. Our team excels at telling your story, ensuring that your viewers come away with exactly what you need them to understand. With over 70 years of combined experience, Abbott Animation has been satisfying local and multi-national clients since 2007. We always bring a fresh, creative and friendly approach to all of our projects; from technical product animations to online shorts to Public Service Announcements to broadcast commercials and interactive media.

While producing a long form animated story can often be a little daunting, at Abbott Animation we strive to simplify the process for our clients. We tailor our creative process to your needs, ensuring your ideas are clearly represented and adding those unique elements to truly set you apart from the crowd. Our clients receive work that has a stunning, stylized, and energy-charged look designed to provoke a deeper understanding of the topic at hand and a lasting impression of our client's message. Abbott Animation is a full service production house, able to take a project from conception through the script and story-boarding process all the way through final animation. Our unique, custom 3D pipeline is designed to efficiently and effectively improve production times and reduce costs without sacrificing quality. We enjoy long standing, professional relationships with our clients and value the importance of high quality, effective, and creative solutions.

Meet Our Award Winning Team

Don Abbott

Don Abbott

Owner and Creative Director

After graduating the U of A with a degree in Media Arts, Don quickly found his way into the world of production. As a producer and creative director at Fox for 10 years, Don makes sure all of his clients receive great customer service and high production value. Don is always raising the bar and encourages the team to think outside the box and produce bigger, better, and more exciting projects for our clients. Don has always had a unique perspective on things and brings that creativity to Abbott Animation.

Sarah Hegmann

Sarah Hegmann

Production Supervisor/Animator

After earning her Master of Science in Biomedical Visualization, Sarah thrived breaking new ground in the 3D world at places such as Stanford University and Pathos Health. As a Biomedical Animator proficient in both 3D and 2D illustration techniques, she is devoted to the integration of compelling imagery, accuracy, and high production value within every project. With over ten years of experience in the field, Sarah produces stunning visuals and animations that illustrate complex ideas in a clear, concise manner. She is driven by a passion for communication and excellence, and a love for learning and teaching.

Don Abbott

Josiah Grennell

Lead Animator/Editor

Starting in video production at the age of 14 and acquiring an early grasp of lighting, set design, camera operation and editing, Josiah has a keen eye for high quality 3d animation and motion graphics. He studied computer science at Oakland University and does professional photography in his free time. Josiah is a problem solver and brings creative ideas and unique solutions to the Abbott Animation team.

Don Abbott

Charles Rorke


A graduate of The Southwest University of Visual Arts, Charlie is our resident animator extraordinaire! Charlie has an impeccable sense of timing and movement that brings our work to life. He has won numerous awards in his career, including two local ADDYs. His dedication to the craft always brings the projects he works on to their highest potential.

Don Abbott

Siavash Tehrani


Siavash has worked with numerous 3d post houses around the world. He brings an ultra high level of precision and technical mastery to our team that always impresses. His understanding of lighting and 3D modeling gives us an advantage in the field of animation.

Don Abbott

Kate Morter


Kate studied animation at Southwest University of Visual Arts. She enjoys creating new things, and figuring out how things work, and is always trying to improve her animation and design skills. She is familiar with many of the current animation programs such as Maya, Zbrush and After Effects. As a student two of her school films played in film festivals and even won awards. Before she started studying animation, she worked in and around Austin, TX as an Art Director/ Production Designer for 10 years. She worked on several independent films such as Time Trap, Hot Air, Big Significant Things, and Natural Selection.  

Don Abbott


Human Resources / Greeter

Probably the most under-rated asset to our team is Zoe. Zoe makes sure everyone is in good spirits and ready to work. She is ever vigilant in guarding the office from anything with wheels, and she also wards off unwanted solicitors that get in the way of productivity. She doesn't like things with wheels.

"Just got word directly from our president how pleased he is with your work. Please let all your team members involved with the project know how appreciative we are. Your company has been great to work with from our initial phone call with Siavash, all the way through to delivery. You exceeded our expectations at every step. Looking forward to working with you again."

Thaddaeus Smith
Director of Brand Communications & Executive Chef
Sterno Products

"Excellent talent! Extremely creative and professional! Great animation and graphic talent at this production house."

LaRochelle Media

"I have worked with Abbott for over 3 years and find them totally capable of providing network quality work - especially animation - at small town prices."

Moret & Associates Advertising

"Abbott Animation does first class video production work, we are very satisfied with the final products they have produced for us. I am particularly impressed with the high level of detail in their work. Their pricing is fair aqnd reasonable."

Michael Quinn

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Abbott Animation
6303 E Tanque Verde Rd #201
Tucson, AZ 85715

National: (888) 327-1993

Local: (520) 327-1993

Fax: (520) 327-2678

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