Above image by Jesse Hodson.

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Steven "Shaggy" Shanahan

Steven Shanahan ("Shaggy", because he dared to grow out his hair as a youth) is a Toronto based charming fellow who writes comics & web series, works in motion graphics, compositing, & video editing, and voices character that require the bass / soprano that only he can provide.

With his sister & comic collaborator Katie, he hosted the weekly live show, Shanahanigans Live.

Awards & Nominations

2012 - Joe Shuster Awards! - Nominated - "The Dragon Award (Comics for Kids)"  - Silly Kingdom: Alengrimrickshaw’s 211th Birthday

2012 - Joe Shuster Awards! - Nominated - "Gene Day Award (Self-Publishers)" - Silly Kingdom: Alengrimrickshaw’s 211th Birthday

2010 - Toronto Urban Film Festival - Winner - Best Local Screenwriting - Paper Games

2010 - Toronto Urban Film Festival -  Honourable Mention (Awarded by Deepa Mehta) - Paper Games

2010 - Toronto Urban Film Festival - Winner - Audience Choice - Paper Games

2010 - 4th Annual Escapist Film Festival - Winner - Show About Games Show

Work Experience (Video Post Production)

(Jan 2015 - Present) - Blue Ant Media Productions Inc. - Picture Editor

Crack-Duck, Giraffe Cops, various pilots (Mondo Media) 

(May 2015 - Aug 2015) - Little Tugboat - Compositor

The Adventures of Napkin Man (Kids' CBC) 

(July 2012 - Apr 2014) Kobo Inc. - Creative Marketing Dept. - Video Designer

(Aug 2011 - Jan 2012) - Oddly Studios - Video Team - Lead Post-Production / Videographer

(June 2011)  - Motion Storm Pictures - Post Production Departmen - Post-Production Supervisor

(Dec 2010 - Apr 2011) The Escapist Magazine Series Co-Creator / Showrunner / Post-Production

 Show About Games Show (16 episode web series)

(Oct 2009 - Nov 2010) Cuppa Coffee Studios - Compositor

Glenn Martin DDS (Nickelodeon)

(Apr 2006 - Aug 2009) Firvalley Productions - Motion Graphics Animator