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STAN RESNICOFF
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BOOKS "STANLEY, THE SEAL OF APPROVAL" Children's Book,
Author and Illustrator, Published by Random House 2001
 
Currently 'TOM, THE TALKING TOILET' YouTube Animation
   
  "SEVEN ATE NINE", writer and director. This 3-D animated film was selected for inclusion in the Smithsonian's National Gallery of Art's film program, the Cinemagic Film Festival in Belfast, and the Chicago International Children's Film Festival
   
  "WHO'LL DO THE MOO?" Writer and director. A flash movie selected for the Chicago Int'l Children's Film Festival
   
2000 "PARKER PENGUIN AND THE EMPEROR'S EGG" Story and screenplay sold to Walt Disney Pictures
   
1999 MATTEL TOYS: created 'THE MAGIC DATE BALL'; it is still in the line.
 
1997 EDUCATIONAL INSIGHTS INTERACTIVE, Director. GEOSAFARI MULTIMEDIA CD-ROM TITLES: HISTORY, SCIENCE, GEOGRAPHY and ANIMALS. Designed and led a team of talented artists, educators, writers and programmers to create, program and market this multiple award-winning series.
1993 NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS GRANT: Created, produced and directed 'Dr. Yots", a prototype, multimedia video exploration of kids, toys, computers and creativity under a NEA Grant. I was named 'Producer of the Year' by the International Communications Industry Association'.
1992 'EXHIBITION: STAN RESNICOFF' This was a three-city exhibition of my life's work held in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. It was sponsored by the Russian Designer's Union
1987 'TOYS FOR PEACE' Representing Mattel toys I was in the first cultural visit of professional creative people to the Soviet Union.
1983-93 MATTEL TOYS: Director, New Concepts (the 'Blue Sky' group) Led teams of creative designers developing new concepts in all toy categories including interactive media, proprietary characters, pre-school, activity toys and more. Some of the ideas generated by the group included My Child, Captain Power and the Nintendo Power Glove
Created LEON NEON, an activity toy, Toy Hit Parade 1989
1983 SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. Design Consultant I was invited to create a educational game for the traveling exhibition: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC'S TREASURE OF THE QUICKSILVER GALLEONS. I designed 'FATHOM' a 'gallery game' about marine archeology
1983 DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS: Design Consultant Designed "The Mystery of the Five Fragments", a multi-media gallery game played in the museum.
1982 QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDENS, N.Y.C.,N.Y 'PLAYCANO' Designed and constructed my grass playground for young children of all physical abilities
   
1975-82 NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE, Director of Exhibits Developed "Potbelly - The Science of wood burning Stoves" - seen on NBC 'Today' and other exhibits
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM ART, NYC Commissioned by the 'MET', I created the 'HIEROGLYPHIC COMPUTER', which was sold in the Children's Bookstore and included in their first Children's Christmas Catalog.
  THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM: Consultant. I designed the widely acclaimed Pre-Visit BACKPACK SERIES: Archeology, Landscapes and Native Americans
   
THE BRONX ZOO, Design Consultant. Developed the interactive gallery game: 'SURVIVAL - WETLANDS'
AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, NYC. Design Consultant. Designed the hands-on, educational kits for the new Discovery Room.
1974 BOSTON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, Director of Exhibits Designed the museum's participatory exhibits including 'CENTRE STREET' and 'ME'.
1972-75 MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: CENTER FOR ADVANCED VISUAL STUDIES, Research fellowship award. Developed the 'Playcano', a play space for handicapped and non-handicapped children to play together, 'Common Drawing' and other projects.
   
1970-72 HAWAII CURRICULUM CENTER, University of Hawaii Educational materials designer. Helped develop creative educational materials specifically for the children of the State of Hawaii.
TEACHING
1979 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY TEACHER'S COLLEGE "Experiments in Content: The Design of Educational Materials for Museums"
1978 BANK STREET COLLEGE OF EDUCATION "Museum Exhibits and Educational Materials: Planning, Design and Evaluation"
ADDITIONAL
1973 U.S. PATENT AWARD No 3,726,412 'Collapsible display device'
1968 VISTA VOLUNTEER: Eskimo village of Sleetmute, Alaska
EDUCATION
PRATT INSTITUTE, Bachelor of Industrial Design 1968




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