Tiny Utopia was established in 2008 by a team of AAA game developers with published titles released from publishers EA, Dreamworks and visual effects specialists from Sony Pictures Imageworks, Digital Domain and Rhythm & Hues Studio. With an Academy Award winning creator, our goal is on mobile games to create epic, big screen arcade experiences in the tiny screen casual games market.
We develop and produce in-house original titles, such as Epic Mech Wars and Soda Star as well as work with third party publishers and marketing teams to extend their existing brands into new interactive IPs.
We strive to bring quality original artwork and design to our clients and bring fresh exciting experiences to players.
As a growing company, we are constantly seeking enthusiastic, qualified candidates to fill our ranks. If you qualify for a listed position, or if you know qualified candidates and would like to earn a referral bonus, we want to hear from you!
Founder and CEO
Mr. Nellans has over 14 years of professional game making experience. After Graduating with a BFA in Computer Animation from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, Mr. Nellans was immediately recognized for his work in Animation by being awarded the 1998 Gold Medal Academy Award for his Animated short entitled, “Jataka” later earning the Digital Cinematography Scholarship from the Hollywood visual effects studio Rhythm and Hues, where he also interned.
Following his initial introduction in the film industry, Mr. Nellans was approached by Steven Spielberg to work first at Dreamworks SKG and then Electronic Arts on an Original WWII video game which later became known as Medal of Honor. He continued to work on the first three Medal of Honor titles developing 3D envionments and multiplayer level design.
Mr. Nellans has also written and directed a feature film entitled, “Fossil” which received accolades in both Domestic and International Film Festivals for it’s unique blend of live action and computer animated filmmaking.
Award-winning media composer, Sean Beeson’s music can be heard on film & television, and across all game platforms (XBOX-360, Nintendo Wii, Sony Playstation, and iPhone/Pad), with soundtracks recorded by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, among others.
His music has been featured in film trailers, including Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland” (Johnny Depp & Tim Burton), the 2007 musical film “Hairspray” with John Travolta, as well as TV shows on Fox & NBC.
With nearly 20 commissions already in 2012, Beeson composes primarily in the film and game industry. Having scored over 50 games & dozens of films, Sean’s music has been viewed online more than 4 million times on YouTube, 400,000+ times on SoundCloud, and was recently featured on National Public Radio (NPR). Winner of the Tampa Film Festival, Beeson’s music has been nominated for multiple industry awards, including three G.A.N.G. Awards. Over 350 compositions are available to hear online at http://seanbeeson.com/