Phil Trumbo is an Emmy Award-winning director, designer and animator of a variety of award-winning and best-selling interactive entertainment and children's programming. To date he has contributed to over 30 games, including the best-selling "Harry Potter and the Sorcer's Stone" for Electronic Arts. Other games include Azurik, Rise of Perathia for X-Box, as well as many Rugrats and Magic School Bus titles.
Trumbo combines an extensive background in classical animation and mixed media with the digital tools of interactive media. Before joining Amaze Entertainment, Phil won an Emmy Award for directing the opening 3D special effects title sequence for CBS's Pee Wee's Playhouse. In addition, he has recieved two Emmy Award nominations and three Clio nominations as well as a Critic's Choice award from the New York International Independent Film Festival. He's also served as director, designer and animator for several companies and clients, including Accolade, NBC, ABC, CBS, Nickelodeon and MTV.
Phil co-directed "Futuropolis" (1984), an animated sci-fi featurette with Steve Segal (Toy Story, Bugs Life). He has contributed to Heavy Metal Magazine and worked on various comic book titles with sometime collaborator Michael Kaluta.
Trumbo has played in various alternative and experimental musical groups, including The Orthotonics, The Luminos Bipeds, The Vampire Cows, and The Richmond City Band.
Since 1997 Phil has been the Creative Director at Amaze Entertainment in Kirkland Washington.