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Gregg Vanzo

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Occupation  Animator
Spouse  Nikki Vanzo
Role  Animator
Name  Gregg Vanzo

Awards  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program
Similar People  Rich Moore, Matt Groening, Peter Avanzino, Brian Sheesley, David X Cohen

Organizations founded  Rough Draft Studios

Gregg Vanzo (born April 8, 1961 in Webster, New York) is an American animator. He has worked on several shows, including The Simpsons and Futurama. He is also the founder of Rough Draft Studios.


Career in television

Gregg Vanzo began his career as an animator on Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories and key animator for the short Box Office Bunny before beginning work on The Simpsons in storyboards, directing, and layout artistry. From there, Vanzo became the overseas supervisor on The Critic. Vanzo went on to serve as animation executive producer for Futurama.

Rough Draft Studios

In 1991, with his wife Nikki, Gregg Vanzo founded Rough Draft Studios in Seoul, South Korea. The studio has produced animation for such shows as The Simpsons, Futurama, King of the Hill, Beavis and Butthead, and The Maxx.

Later, Rough Draft Studios opened a sister studio in Glendale, California.

The Simpsons episodes

  • "There's No Disgrace Like Home" (co-directed with Kent Butterworth)
  • Futurama episodes

  • "Space Pilot 3000" (co-directed with Rich Moore)
  • "A Fishful of Dollars" (co-directed with Ron Hughart)
  • "The Problem with Popplers" (co-directed with Chris Sauve)
  • References

    Gregg Vanzo Wikipedia

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