Darren LutzAnimation Director / Writer
Darren brings more than two decades of creative leadership to the Balance team. His insatiable appetite for knowledge and his love for the diversity of humanity are reflected in the nuances and communication of his art. His work is founded on a life's journey that has created professional and personal relationships around the world, continually fueling his leading edge innovation.
Tina LutzProducer
Completely engaged in the defined objectives of her clients, Tina is the anchor who defines the parameters of time and budget by which the creative and business functions of Balance are held. Tina is responsible for new client relationships, coordination, communications, negotiations, contracts, deliverables, partnerships and schedules for Balance and its clients. She is an accommodating and engaging client relation’s executive with listening as one of her master skills.
John (J5) HackmanLead Animator / Character Designer / Cyborg
Affectionately called J5 by the Balance Crew, John is a graduate of Edinboro University with a degree in Applied Media Arts in Animation, John is skilled in a variety of creative mediums and is a great asset to the Balance animation team. John loves how by using animation, he is able to create something from nothing. Creating a whole universe from nothing is really something special. AS an important side note: J5 can also do a mean capasalain slump ladies, so watch out.