Tuesday, December 14, 2010

2010 Annie Nomination

Great news! I have been nominated for a 2010 Annie Award for my storyboarding work on Fairly Oddparents!
The complete board can be found online here:


Friday, November 5, 2010

Add A Dad

Whoops! My first TUFF Puppy Episode, Thunder Dog, won't air till much later this year, so until then, I'll continue to post FOP boards!

Season 7 had a lot of good scripts, but this was one of my favorites. Written by Kevin Sullivan, it all the things that I think make a great FOP story: a simple story, a problem kids can really relate to, a wish that creates lots of fun visuals, tons of jokes, and most importantly, HEART.





Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010

Anti Poof Pt 1

Back to work on Fairly Oddparents! I started working for Butch Hartman way back on January 2, 2002! And I'm working for him again today - on Fairly Oddparents and a new show called Tuff Puppy. I can't show you any Tuff stuff till next week, when my episode, "Thunder Dog" airs - so until then I post some FOP work. So here are my first FOP boards after a 3 year Tigre sabbatical: Anti Poof Pts 1 and 2!!
















Anti Poof Pt 2











Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Last Dance


Back To Escuella is the last El Tigre episode I directed.

The experience of the series was the high point of my career. I consider myself fortunate to have worked along side so many talented people. And we were lucky to work for a creator who trusted and encouraged us all to add our personalities to the production - to take risks, challenge ourselves, question how things were done, try something new, fail, learn from our mistakes, grow, and ultimately do the best work we could do.

It was a great time.



















Tuesday, July 20, 2010

SDCC 2010!

For those of you willing to brave the San Diego Comic Con on Saturday - I'll be on a panel:

11:30-12:30 Nickelodeon: Hartman’s Heroes: The Fairly OddParents and T.U.F.F. Puppy Butch Hartman, creator of The Fairly OddParents and Danny Phantom, and his all-star team — story editor Ray DeLaurentis(Shaggy and Scooby-Doo: Get a Clue!), art director George Goodchild (Danny Phantom), and producer Dave Thomas (El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera) — present Nickelodeon’s new animated action/comedyT.U.F.F. Puppy, starring iCarly‘s Jerry Trainor. Plus, you’ll get a sneak peek at what’s in store for Fairly OddParents as they prepare for the show’s 10th anniversary! Then, be the first to view never-before-seen footage of T.U.F.F. Puppy. Moderated by Stacey Kim, executive in charge for Nickelodeon. Room 24ABC

We'll also be doing a signing afterwards down at the Nickelodeon booth. Stop by and say "hi!"

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Emmys!

Last Friday night was a big night!

They pile up all the trophies on stage, like pirate booty!

This was the sign on my chair. I read it less as a seating assignment than an affirmational message. I'm going to start putting them on my friends chair's too.

This is the category I won:

It's the one category that you know you've won ahead of time, so I practiced my speech over and over and over again... For a week! - But the second I stepped on stage, my mind went blank! Thank goodness I made a cheat sheet with everybody's name on it. I'd post a picture of the notes to show you that they actually said, "WIFE," because I knew I'd forget. (I have in the past!) I swear, those stage lights take away 50 IQ points as soon as they hit you.

This is me, hugely relieved that I remembered to thank everybody. Whew!