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Full Name  Peter A. Ramsey
Employer  DreamWorks Animation
Role  Film director
Name  Peter Ramsey

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Born  1962/1963 (age 52–53)Crenshaw, Los Angeles
Occupation  Film director, illustrator and storyboard artist
Movies  Rise of the Guardians, Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
Nominations  NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Similar People  William Joyce, David Lindsay‑Abaire, Isla Fisher, Dakota Goyo, Christina Steinberg

Notable work  Rise of the Guardians

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Peter A. Ramsey (born 1962/1963) is an American film director, illustrator and storyboard artist, whose directorial debut was Rise of the Guardians in 2012.


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Early life

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Ramsey grew up in the Crenshaw District of South LA, and graduated at 17 from Pali High. He studied painting at UCLA for two years before enrolling in film classes at Los Angeles City College.


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His first job in Hollywood was painting a mural, but soon he was working as a storyboard artist and production illustrator on 26 films including Predator 2, Backdraft, Independence Day, Fight Club and A.I. Artificial Intelligence. He was a second unit director for Poetic Justice, Higher Learning, Tank Girl and Godzilla. Aron Warner, the producer of Tank Girl, suggested he join DreamWorks Animation. After initially being uninterested, Ramsey joined DreamWorks Animation as a story artist for Shrek the Third and Shrek the Halls.

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He directed Rise of the Guardians, based on William Joyce's The Guardians of Childhood books, making him the first African-American to direct a big budget animated feature.


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  • Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)
  • Rise of the Guardians (2012) (Golden Globe nomination for Best Animated Film)
  • Untitled animated Spider-Man film (2018) (co-director)
  • Second unit director

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  • Poetic Justice (1993)
  • Higher Learning (1995)
  • Tank Girl (1995)
  • Godzilla (1998)
  • References

    Peter Ramsey Wikipedia