Lawrence "Larry" Huber (born May 6, 1946) is an American television producer, writer, and animator who is known for his long history as a producer at Hanna-Barbera, Ruby-Spears, and Nickelodeon. He is the co-creator of Nickelodeon's ChalkZone along with Bill Burnett.
May 6, 1946
|Alma mater||California Institute of the Arts (B.F.A.)|
|Occupation||Television producer, writer, animator|
Huber returned to Hanna-Barbera in 1990 to work on 2 Stupid Dogs and the short-lived series Fish Police. He was soon hired by producer Buzz Potamkin to supervise production on Fred Seibert's then-upcoming World Premiere Toons shorts program (later named What a Cartoon!) on Cartoon Network. The series consisted of 48 animated shorts and spawned new creator-driven original programming for the network, including Dexter's Laboratory (the show paid homage to Huber, naming the titular character’s school as Huber Elementary), Cow and Chicken, Johnny Bravo, I Am Weasel, The Powerpuff Girls, and Courage the Cowardly Dog.
After Turner Broadcasting merged with Time Warner in October 1996, Huber left Hanna-Barbera once again to become an executive producer on Seibert's other animated shorts showcase, Oh Yeah! Cartoons, on Nickelodeon. Huber's ChalkZone short from Oh Yeah! Cartoons, which he co-created with Bill Burnett, was picked up by Nickelodeon for a full series. It premiered on March 22, 2002, with the highest ratings for a new show premiere in the network's history at the time. He continued to work with big idea cartoon incubators, consulting on Seibert's Random! Cartoons, which spawned Eric Robles' Fanboy & Chum Chum (in which he also directed the voice actors), Adventure Time by Pendleton Ward and Ward's Bravest Warriors. (He continues to be involved with Bravest Warriors as a consultant to show runner Breehn Burns and as an animation director).
In 2004 Huber launched his own production company called Animotion Works, located in Burbank, California. The company has since produced the educational children's television series Danger Rangers for PBS, which ran from September 3, 2005, to December 26, 2006.
|1983||The Puppy's Further Adventures||Associate producer||TV movie|
|1983||Beauty and the Beast||Associate producer||TV movie|
|1983||Saturday Supercade||Associate producer||TV series|
|1983||Rubik, the Amazing Cube||Associate producer||TV series|
|1984||I Love the Chipmunks Valentine Special||Associate producer||TV movie|
|1984||ABC Weekend Special||Associate producer||TV series|
|1984||Dragon's Lair||Associate producer||TV series|
|1984||Turbo Teen||Associate producer||TV series|
|1984||Cabbage Patch Kids: First Christmas||Producer||TV movie|
|1984||Robo Force: The Revenge of Nazgar||Associate producer||TV movie|
|1984||Rose Petal Place||Associate producer||TV short|
|1985||A Chipmunk Reunion||Associate producer||TV movie|
|1985||Rose Petal Place: Real Friends||Associate producer||TV movie|
|1983-1985||Mister T||Associate producer||TV series|
|1985||It's Punky Brewster||Producer||TV series|
|1986||Lazer Tag Academy||Supervising producer||TV series|
|1986||The Centurions||Producer||TV series|
|1986||Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos||Producer||TV series|
|1983–1985; 1987||Alvin and the Chipmunks||Associate producer; supervising producer||TV series|
|1987||A Mouse, a Mystery and Me||Animation producer||TV movie|
|1988||Police Academy: The Series||Producer||TV series|
|1990||Grim Prairie Tales||Executive producer||Film|
|1989–1990||Dink, the Little Dinosaur||Producer||TV series|
|1990||Piggsburg Pigs!||Producer||TV series|
|1992||Fish Police||Producer||TV series|
|1993||2 Stupid Dogs||Producer||TV series|
|1993||A Flintstone Family Christmas||Producer||TV movie|
|1993||Droopy, Master Detective||Producer||TV series|
|1995||Dexter's Laboratory||Executive producer||Short film|
|1995||Short Orders||Supervising producer||TV movie|
|1995||Short Pfuse||Supervising producer||TV movie|
- "Comm Week 2012 - Larry Huber". College of Communications. California State University, Fullerton. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
- Huber, Larry (September 1997). "The Television Animation Portfolio: A Model". Animation World Magazine. 2 (6). Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
- Seibert, Fred (January 6, 2008). "Blog History of Frederator's original cartoon shorts. Part 21". Frederator Studios Blog. Frederator Studios. Archived from the original on October 1, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
- Seibert, Fred (June 20, 2005). "Oh Yeah! Larry Huber!". Frederator Studios Blog. Frederator Studios. Archived from the original on February 26, 2014. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
- "Nickelodeon Draws Best Kid Ratings in Four Years, Ranks as Number-One Net for First Quarter '02, SpongeBob SquarePants and ChalkZone Etch Out Top-Rated Territory, Kids Find The Fairly OddParents Fairly Fascinating". Viacom. April 2, 2002. Archived from the original on August 17, 2002. Retrieved 2012-12-14.