Eric Calderon has been in the international animation business for nearly 15 years. Shortly after graduating with a Business degree in Marketing from The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Eric began work at the recently established MTV Animation as a development reader and story analyst for the animated series Aeon Flux. By the end of 1999, Eric was the Director of Development for the entire MTV Animation studio leading the department to green light over a dozen new animated series and specials including his own creation 'Cartoon Sushi' and 'Virtual Bill.' He went on to work for Atom Films for a year before taking a position with anime studio Gonzo. Currently, Eric is in charge of the Japanese studio's creative international business development. He was key in producing the award-winning music video for Linkin Park's 'Breaking the Habit' and is a co-producer on the hit SpikeTV series Afro Samurai (starring the voices of Samuel L. Jackson, Kelly Hu, and Ron Perlman with music by the RZA.
Concept Creator / Writer
Emmy-nominated Writer for Afro Samurai ‘Resurrection‘
Co-Creator of Cold Space (Samuel L. Jackson, Boom! Studios)
Creator of The Five Killers (GDH International)
Creator of Top Dog (Archaia Press, Brosta TV)
Story writer for The River Shard (Portland Studios)
Creator of Metaform Zero (Disney / Jetix)
Writer of ‘ Cthulu Tales - Katrina ’ comic short (Boom Studios)
Writer of ‘ Zombie Tales - Lights out’ comic short (Boom Studios)
Producer / Executive
(2007-now) Founder / President / CEO Wild Boar Media, Inc.
(2001-2007) GDH International, VP of Creative Affairs
Produced and developed original Japanese animation.
Co-Producer of Afro Samurai (Samuel L. Jackson)
Co-Producer of Linkin Park video ‘Breaking the Habit’
Co-Producer of Metaform Zero pilot
(2000) Atomfilms, Executive in Charge of Original Animation
Produced and developed online animation.
(1993-99) MTV Animation, Director of Development
Discovered, developed, and produced over 60 pilots
and new series concepts. Greenlit 14 new full series,
concepts, and specials.