A TV news reporter has a really bad day: Struck by lightning, hit by an ambulance, shot up. When he finally gets a chance to chill out and have a martini, there's one more surprise for him!

Goldzinger was animated by ARG! Cartoon Animation for Michael Spencer, producer at Rocky Mountain PBS. It was directed by Artie Romero, and shown during the Heartland ATAS Emmy Awards Gala. It was used as the intro to the news awards category, simulcast in Denver and Oklahoma City. Mr. Spencer also commissioned the Zlatko Makic music score.

  • Artie Romero
    Johnny Mnemonic (1995), Lost (1983)
  • Michael Spencer
    TV Planet (1999)
  • Artie Romero
    Johnny Mnemonic (1995), Adventures of Turtle Taido (2015-2016), Lost (1983)
  • Zlatko Makic
    Sound Design
    Tantalus: Behind the Mask (2001)
  • Don Mangan
    Adventures of Turtle Taido (2015)
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Parody, Comedy, Funny, Satire, Cartoon, Farce
  • Runtime:
    1 minute
  • Completion Date:
    July 7, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD 1080p
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Distribution Information
  • YouTube
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Artie Romero

The ARG! Cartoon Animation studio was founded by Artie Romero. Artie has worked in comic books and animation since 1973, and has a long list of screen credits, including four movies, six TV series and one PBS TV movie. Before entering the animation industry as a director, Artie worked as a comic book artist, editor and publisher.

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Director Statement

Good animation is not created by machines or software. It is created by people who have studied life drawing for years, and understand how things look and how they move.