is an independent game development and animation production studio founded in 2009 by game industry veterans Mike Dietz and Ed Schofield and located in Lake Forest, CA.
The studio specializes in content creation, development and production services for games, mobile devices, film, and television, while offering many different animation styles including 2D, 3D, stop motion and mixed media.
Pencil Test Studios has collaborated on numerous successful videogame franchises with high profile clients such as Disney, Pixar, and Activision.
Mike Dietz and Ed Schofield are award winning veterans of the 2D and 3D animation industry. Both are close friend - collaborators with Doug TenNapel, having worked on games such as Skullmonkeys, Earthworm Jim, The Neverhood and Armikrog.