Nickelodeon Introduces Its Latest Innovation in Animation for Its Hit Saturday
Eric Robles has been living his childhood dream since getting his first animation job in 1995. While studying law enforcement as a teenager, Robles entered the world of animation after an instructor encouraged him to put together an art portfolio. Since then, he has made his creative and imaginative mark on countless projects at nearly all of the major Hollywood studios, including Dreamworks Animation, Walt Disney Animation, Universal Creative, Cartoon Network, MGM Animation and The Jim Henson Company. Steve Tompkins is an Emmy and Humanitas Award-winning television writer whose credits include The Simpsons, Everybody Loves Raymond, In Living Color, The Bernie Mac Show and The PJ's as well as writing and producing the pilot for HBO's Entourage. A cable television and animation veteran, Fred Seibert was instrumental in the births of MTV, TV Land and Comedy Central and rebirths of Nickelodeon and VH1 and after serving as President of Hanna-Barbera Animation, formed an animation development incubator at Nickelodeon under the banner Frederator Cartoons.
Fanboy and Chum Chum joins Nickelodeon's successful slate of animated series including its top-rated co-production with DreamWorks Animation, The Penguins of Madagascar, Back at the Barnyard from the creative mind of box-office chief Steve Oedekerk, Emmy Award-nominated The Fairly Oddparents from animation veteran Butch Hartman, The Mighty B! co-created by and starring actress/comedian Amy Poehler and pop culture phenomenon, number one ranked SpongeBob SquarePants. Physical production of Fanboy and Chum Chum is based at the Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank, Calif., currently the largest producer of television animation in the U.S.
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