Rich Arons Bio / Credits

Short Bio

With many years experience in the animation industry, Rich developed, directed & produced successful
Emmy Award winning cartoons for Steven Spielberg, including such hits as Tiny Toons
Adventures, Animaniacs and Freakazoid!, winning 2 Emmy Awards and a George Foster
One of his most iconic achievements is his direction, storyboarding and animation of the
Animaniacs main Title sequence.
Trained in classical drawing, Rich earned his degree at Cal Arts, studying under some of the
great Disney and Warner Brother’s artists of the golden era: Elmer Plummer, Bill Moore, Kendall
O’Connor Ben Washam and Tee Hee
Rich has created, written and designed his Killer Robot cartoons at
With Rob Paulsen singing Rich’s songs he has appeared on various outlets including the Tim
Conway Jr Show.
He has written and illustrated 2 childrens books about his character Turbie the Turtle-Duck. The
first one was published in 2012. He also has published a sketchbook of his Instagram

Life and Adventures of Santa Claus — 2007-2010
Director (Gang of Seven Animation)
Pepe LePew AT&T Commercial — 2008-2009
Director/Storyboard/Animation (Gang of Seven Animation)
Hornswiggle — 2008
Director — (Nickelodeon/Frederator)
Binky’s Xmas Tree Cartoons — 2010
Writer/Director (Rich Arons Productions)
Shark Shooter Commercial — 2006
Director/Animation (Gang of Seven Animation)
Biker Mice from Mars — 2005-2006
Director (Gang of Seven Animation)
Legend of the Dragon — 2004
Director (Gang of Seven Animation)
Dave the Barbarian — 2003
Timing Director (Disney Television)
Happy Animal Friends — 2002
Director/Story Development in Flash (Disney Channel)
Baldo — 2002
Director/Story (Univision/Tom T Animation)
The Elf King – Cannes Festival Promo — 2001
Writer/Director/Visual Development (Sirius Animation)
Clifford — 2000
Timing Director (Mike Young)
Noddy — 2000
Timing Director (SD Entertainment)
Toonsylvania — 1998-1999
Co-Executive Producer (DreamWorks Television Animation)
Really Big Robot — 1998-1999
Created and Developed series optioned by (DreamWorks Television Animation) One Saturday
Morning/Can of Worms — 1997
Producer/Writer/Designer/Show Development (Walt Disney Television Animation)
Steven Spielberg Presents Freakazoid — 1996 – 1997
Producer (Warner Brothers Television Animation)
Marvin the Martian in 3D — 1995
Directing Animator (Warner Brothers Television Animation)
Space Jam — 1995
Director/Story Development (Warner Brothers Feature Animation)
Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs — 1992 – 1994
Producer (Warner Brothers Television Animation)
Steven Spielberg Presents Tiny Toon Adventures — 1989 – 1993
Director/Producer (Warner Brothers Television Animation)
Balto (Steven Spielberg Feature) — 1994
Associate Producer (Amblin Entertainment – Feature Division
Prior to the 90’s:
Ghostbusters, Slimer, Heman, Fat Albert, Beanie and Cecil reboot, Super Mario Brothers, Lord
oft he Rings, Flintstones, Honey I Shrunk the Kids Main Title.
Turbie the Turtle-Duck Series (2011-Ongoing) Writer/Illustrator
Original Children’s Book Series published by Toledo Publishing
Flexing Your Animation Muscles Book, Videos: How to draw, animate, storyboard & design for
the screen instructional website for students :
The Big Bang Theory (2013) Comic Book Posters for the Comic book store set
Gallery Shows — 2012-Ongoing Valencia Town Center Gallery/Union Bank — Oil Paintings
Comic Strip — 2011-Ongoing Turbie the Turtle-Duck – Writer/Illustrator
Cartoons on the Bay Award (1999) “Steven Spielberg Presents Toonsylvania”
Emmy Award (1997) Producer of “Steven Spielberg Presents Freakazoid”
Emmy Award (1993) Director of “Steven Spielberg Presents Tony Toon Adventures”
George Foster Peabody Award (1993) Producer of “Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs”
B.F.A. – Film (1981) – Valencia, California California Institute of the Arts – Disney Animation
Program Diploma – Art (1976) – New York, New York High School of Art & Design