Steve Geist

Steve is currently working on a student pitch project, StoveGhost Studio. The team formed in March of 2010 and have been developing a story to make into a short animated film. With the team, Steve has been working as a story artist and a character designer. Prior to entering the Entertainment Technology Center, Steve earned his Bachelor's of Fine Art in Illustration from the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design(PCAD). During his undergraduate career, Steve focused on narrative illustration and character design. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Keith Parkinson Memorial Illustration Award and the Outstanding Graduating Illustrator Award. Steve has been working as a freelance illustrator since graduation. Among his projects, he worked on an award-winning thirty- second commercial for the World's Fun-est Toy Store (Ephrata, PA), titled "Sid's Quest." Steve also spent some time working in the market research and new product development field. While in the field, he helped facilitate brainstorming sessions and put together final project documentation. Steve's past ETC projects include Electric 4 Education (E4E) and Games for Healthy Kids. Team E4E worked with Sesame Workshop to develop an intergenerational phonics racing game for kids ages 6-9. Games for Healthy Kids worked on developing a nutrition game for kids ages 7-10. Steve is now focusing on taking his knowledge of narrative storytelling and illustration into the entertainment field.

Educational History

B.F.A. Illustration Pennsylvania College of Art and Dsign