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Robert Frank Camp (born February 7, 1956) is an American animator, writer, cartoonist, comic book artist, storyboard artist, director, and producer. Camp has been nominated for two Emmys, a CableACE Award, and an Annie Award for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show.
|Born||Robert Frank Camp|
February 7, 1956
Gregg County, Texas, U.S.
Comic book artist
|The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy|
Conan the Barbarian
The Ren and Stimpy Show
Evil Con Carne
Sponge Out of Water
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Camp started his animation career as a designer for animated series such as ThunderCats, Silverhawks, TigerSharks, and several other series produced by Rankin/Bass. He then worked as a designer on The Real Ghostbusters for DiC, and later as a storyboard artist on Tiny Toon Adventures for Warner Bros. Television.
Camp was a co-founder of and director for Spümcø, the animation studio that created The Ren & Stimpy Show. He played a major role in the studio's creative force until September 21, 1992, when he left to work for Games Productions (a.k.a. Games Animation), the animation studio Nickelodeon initially created to continue work on The Ren and Stimpy show series after Spümcø had been fired. At Games, Camp was promoted to creative director of The Ren and Stimpy show and supervised work on the episodes made. After Ren and Stimpy ended in 1995, Camp and former Ren and Stimpy writer Jim Gomez began developing a new series for Nickelodeon titled Kid Komet and Galaxy Gal, which was never picked up for a full series.
- ThunderCats, Silverhawks, TigerSharks, Mini Monsters, Karate Kat, Street Frogs (1985–1987) Rankin/Bass (Development artist, design lead)
- The Real Ghostbusters (1986) DiC (Character designer)
- Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures (1987) Viacom/Bakshi-Hyde Ventures (Character designer)
- The New Adventures of Beany and Cecil (1988) DiC (Character designer)
- Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) Warner Bros. Television (Storyboard artist)
- Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1990) Marvel Productions/Fox (Storyboard director)
- The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991–1995) Nickelodeon (Developer, story, storyboard artist, writer, director, producer, supervising director, creative director, voice actor)
- Space Goofs (1997) Gaumont Multimedia (Writer, storyboard artist, co-story supervisor, voice director)
- Cow and Chicken (1997–1999) Cartoon Network (Storyboard artist)
- I Am Weasel (1997–1999) Cartoon Network (Storyboard artist)
- The Cartoon Cartoon Show (1999) Cartoon Network (Dialogue director, writer, director, storyboard artist) (The Lucky Lydia Show)
- Evil Con Carne (2001) Cartoon Network (Storyboard artist)
- Jackie Chan Adventures (2001–2003) Columbia TriStar Television (Storyboard artist)
- Ozzy & Drix (2002) Warner Bros. Animation (Storyboard artist)
- The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2003) Cartoon Network (Storyboard artist)
- Robotboy (2005–2008) Cartoon Network/Alphanim (Director, writer)
- Sym-Bionic Titan (2010) Cartoon Network (Storyboard artist)
- Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (2010–2011) Disney (Storyboard artist)
- Bubble Guppies (2011) Nickelodeon (Storyboard supervisor)
- SpongeBob SquarePants (2015–present) Nickelodeon (Storyboard artist, character designer)
- Mighty Magiswords (2016) Cartoon Network (Writer & storyboard artist)
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (2000) Imagine Entertainment (Storyboard artist)
- Osmosis Jones (2001) Warner Bros. Pictures (Storyboard artist)
- Cats & Dogs (2001) Warner Bros. Pictures (Storyboard artist)
- Scooby-Doo (2002) Warner Bros. Pictures (Storyboard artist)
- Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) Warner Bros. Pictures (Storyboard artist)
- Robots (2005) Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox (Storyboard artist)
- Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006) Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox (Storyboard artist)
- Epic (2013) Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox (storyboard artist)
- The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Movies (Layout artist)
Marvel Comics Covers - Selected BibliographyEdit
- Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. "Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations for 1992 - OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS)". Retrieved on July 27, 2013.
- Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. "Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations for 1994 - OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS)". Retrieved on July 27, 2013.
- "Bob Camp Bio | Atlanta Comic Con". Atlanta Comic Con. 2016-01-19. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
- "'Ren & Stimpy' go on without their creator", USA Today, September 25, 1992
- "Bob Camp - SVA Film & Animation". SVA Film & Animation. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
- https://twitter.com/ShermCohen/status/616696300424163329[dead link]
- "Bob Camp - Comic Book DB". comicbookdb.com. Retrieved 2019-04-13.