Jay Oliva

Founder / CEO

An animation industry veteran since 1996, Jay’s crafted storyboards for Spider-Man, Winnie the Pooh, and everything in between. 

He’s directed a dozen animated films for both Marvel and DC as well as the acclaimed Young Justice series, in addition to teaching the “Cinematic Storyboard” class at Loyola Marymount University that ushered in a generation of talent to the industry.  

In 2012, Jay was recruited by Zack Snyder to storyboard the DC Cinematic Universe beginning with Man of Steel.  

With decades of experience under his belt, Jay founded Lex and Otis, LLC in 2018 to share his unique passion and vision with the world.

David Hartman

Producer / Supervising Director

Dave does it all. The award-winning Illustrator, Director, Producer, and Character Designer has 20+ years in entertainment, including as Director on the live-action horror film Phantasm: Ravager and animated music videos for Rob Zombie, as well as VFX Supervisor for the cult film Bubba Ho-Tep.


Christopher Lozinski

President of Post Production and Editorial

Chris combines strong technical knowledge of the post production process with a love of storytelling. At Warner Brothers he was involved in remastering classics like The Wizard of Oz before becoming Lead Editor for the entire DC Animated Universe, cutting over 30 films including Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and The Death of Superman.

Jojo Aguilar

Creative Director

An Art Director who knows no bounds, Jojo has designed characters, backgrounds, and everything else for dozens of animated series and features, CG projects, video games, and theme park attractions.  On many projects Jojo has been first to create the “Look of Picture,” including Tron: Uprising and Green Eggs and Ham.


Will Nichols

Art Director

From his beginning as a Concept Designer in video games, Will transitioned to animation in 2010 where he developed and designed backgrounds and characters for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, as well as other 2D and 3D shows.