Team Spümcø / John Kricfalusi / John K. Enterprises

by nyangorilla70258 | created - 06 Sep 2019 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Creatives of the historically ground-breaking Canadian-American cartoon studio, founded by (1) the controversial, abusive megalomaniac John Kricfalusi, (2) Jim Smith and (3) Bob Camp.

Their production staff and creatives went on to be part of the most popular Western/American animation ever made, even with Disney Television Animation, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks / Big Idea, Reel FX, Pixar, Nelvana, 9 Story, and of course Cartoon Network Studios / Hanna-Barbera / Warner Bros. Animation, thus despite the controversial reputations of John K. and alum Chris Savino.

1. John Kricfalusi

Animation_department | The Ren & Stimpy Show

Canadian-born cartoon cartoonist Kricfalusi began his career by working on low end Saturday morning cartoons like The Jetsons (1962) revival and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972). In 1987, Kricfalusi's mentor, Ralph Bakshi, "saved" him by hiring him as supervising director on his show Mighty ...

Controversial, Under-loved/Over-hated Founder, Creator of The Ren & Stimpy Show, Animator, Musician, Character Designer, Storyboards, Layout, Voice Actor

2. Bob Camp

Art_department | The Ren & Stimpy Show

Bob Camp was born on February 7, 1956 in Gregg County, Texas, USA as Robert Frank Camp. He is known for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991), Osmosis Jones (2001) and Scooby-Doo (2002).

Founder, Director, Character Designer, Background Artist, Storyboards, Writer

3. Jim Smith

Art_department | The Ren & Stimpy Show

Jim Smith was born as James Carl Jobb. He is known for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991), Samurai Jack (2001) and The Flintstones (1994).

Founder, Character Designer, Art Director, Background Design, Layout, Storyboard Artist, Musician, Co-Creator of The Ripping Friends

4. Tom Owens

Art_department | Monsters vs. Aliens

Tom Owens is known for his work on Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), How to Train Your Dragon (2010) and Kung Fu Panda (2008).

Layout Artist at DiC on the Beany and Cecil reboot (and on Games Animations episodes of Ren & Stimpy)

5. Chris Reccardi

Art_department | The Ren & Stimpy Show

Chris Reccardi was born on November 24, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA as Christopher Joseph Reccardi. He is known for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991), The Powerpuff Girls (1998) and Monsters vs. Aliens (2009). He was married to Lynne Naylor. He died on May 2, 2019 in Ventura, ...

Storyboard Artist, Character Design, Musician, Layout

6. Lynne Naylor

Animation_department | The Ren & Stimpy Show

Lynne Naylor was born on November 7, 1953 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Lynne Rae Naylor. She is known for her work on The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) and Samurai Jack (2001). She was previously married to Chris Reccardi.

Storyboard Artist, Character Design

7. Don Shank

Art_department | Samurai Jack

Don Shank is known for his work on Samurai Jack (2001), The Powerpuff Girls (1998) and Incredibles 2 (2018).

Layout

8. Chris Savino

Writer | The Powerpuff Girls

Chris Savino was born on October 2, 1971 in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA as Christopher Mason Savino. He is a writer and director, known for The Powerpuff Girls (1998), Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (2010) and The Loud House (2015). He was previously married to Bethany Savino.

Layout

9. Vincent Waller

Art_department | SpongeBob SquarePants

Vincent Waller was born on September 30, 1960 in Texas, USA. He is known for his work on SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991) and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015). He has been married to Pin since February 19, 2019.

Layout, Character Design, Writer, Director

Director's Assistant

11. Richard Pursel

Writer | The Ren & Stimpy Show

Richard Pursel was born on September 17, 1964 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. He is known for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991), Cow and Chicken (1997) and Weekend Pussy Hunt (2000). He has been married to Lindsay Pursel since 2003. They have one child.

Director's Assistant, Writer, Storyboard

Layout

13. Charlie Bean

Director | Lady and the Tramp

Charlie Bean was born on August 10, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles James Bean. He is known for his work on Lady and the Tramp (2019), The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) and TRON: Uprising (2012).

Layout

14. Stephen DeStefano

Art_department | Primal

Stephen DeStefano is a graphic and digital artist who is employed by Walt Disney Television Studios Production Company. He has gained notoriety through his efforts as a character designer and storyboard artist on various movies and television series. His notable efforts include The Ren & Stimpy ...

Layout Assistant, Background Design

15. Mr. Lawrence

Actor | SpongeBob SquarePants

Mr. Lawrence was born on January 1, 1969 in East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA as Douglas Lawrence Osowski. He is an actor and writer, known for SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) and Rocko's Modern Life (1993).

Layout Assistant

16. Larry Murphy

Animation_department | The Loud House

Production Assistant, Background Design

17. Scott Wills

Art_director | Samurai Jack

Scott Wills is known for his work on Samurai Jack (2001), Primal (2019) and Monsters vs. Aliens (2009).

Background Paint, Background Color

18. Henry Porch

Music_department | The Ren & Stimpy Show

Henry Porch is known for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991), Weekend Pussy Hunt (2000) and Boo Boo Runs Wild (1999).

Sound Editor, Dialogue Recording Engineer, Sound Coordinator

19. Stephen Worth

Sound_department | Boo Boo Runs Wild

Stephen Worth was born on May 2, 1959 in Glendale, California, USA. He is known for his work on Boo Boo Runs Wild (1999), Cool World (1992) and Bravest Warriors (2012).

Sound Editor, Dialogue Recording Engineer, Production

21. Nick Cross

Animation_department | The Waif of Persephone

Nick Cross is known for his work on The Waif of Persephone (2006), Over the Garden Wall (2014) and Yellow Cake (2010). He has been married to Marlo Meekins since October 1, 2009.

Art Director, Storyboard, Character Design, Layout

22. Gabe Swarr

Producer | Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

Gabe Swarr was born on September 10, 1975 in Manheim, Pennsylvania, USA as Gabriel Bo Swarr. He is known for his work on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011), El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera (2007) and Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks 2 (2008).

Animator, Assistant, Assistant Director, Flash Animation Director

23. Robyn Byrd

Animation_department | Weekend Pussy Hunt

Robyn Byrd is known for her work on Weekend Pussy Hunt (2000), Boo Boo and the Man (2002) and The Ripping Friends (2001).

Storyboards, Animator, Flash Animation, Writer

24. Robertryan Cory

Animation_department | The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Robertryan Cory was born on October 15, 1979 in the USA. He is known for his work on The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015), Secret Mountain Fort Awesome (2011) and Gravity Falls (2012).

Layout

25. Eric Bauza

Actor | Transformers: Robots in Disguise

Eric Bauza was born on December 7, 1979 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Eric Adrian Bauza. He is known for his work on Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) and DuckTales (2017).

Production Assistant, Production Staff, Player/Voice Actor, Creative Follow-Through, Artist

26. Kevin Kolde

Producer | Castlevania

Kevin Kolde is a producer, known for Castlevania (2017), Adventure Time (2010) and Bee and PuppyCat (2013).

Producer

27. Eric Gardner

Producer | Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Eric Gardner is a producer, known for Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988), Samurai Jack (2001) and Midnight Madness (1990).

Producer

28. Adrian Langley

Cinematographer | Gutshot

Adrian Langley is known for his work on Gutshot (2021), Crook (2013) and A Violent State (2011).

Production Manager

Storyboards, Layout, Voices

31. Michael Kerr

Art_department | Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon'

Michael Kerr is known for his work on Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003) and The Ripping Friends (2001).

Storyboards, Music Editor

Storyboards, Layout

33. Derek Bond

Animation_department | Darkwing Duck

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: An animation professor at Algonquin College.

Overseas/Assistant Director, Storyboards, Assistant Animation Director

34. Matt Roach

Art_department | Zeroman

Storyboards

35. Tavis Silbernagel

Art_department | Lunar Jim

Storyboards, Clean-Up

37. Gerry Duchemin

Animation_department | Iggy Arbuckle

Gerry Duchemin is known for his work on Iggy Arbuckle (2007), Johnny Test (2005) and Max Steel Team Turbo: Fusion Tek (2016).

Model Clean-Up

38. Julia Ediger

Animation_department | Black and White and Dead All Over

Julia Ediger is known for her work on Black and White and Dead All Over (2016), Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003) and Gotta Catch Santa Claus (2008).

Art Coordinator

39. Warren Leonhardt

Art_department | Spies in Disguise

Warren Leonhardt is known for his work on Spies in Disguise (2019), Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).

Storyboards

40. Ray Morelli

Animation_department | Weekend Pussy Hunt

Storyboards, Layout, Clean-Up

Storyboards, Layout, Animator, Clean-Up

Storyboards, Layout

43. Aleksandar Prohaska

Animation_department | Zeroman

Prop Design

44. Wil Branca

Producer | A Winter Rose

Wil Branca was born as William J. Branca.

Layout, Animator, Clean-Up

45. Gene McGuckin

Art_department | Chopper

Layout

46. Katie Rice

Art_department | The Book of Life

Katie Rice was born on September 12, 1981 in California, USA as Katheryn Joanna Rice. She is known for her work on The Book of Life (2014), Camp Weedonwantcha (2017) and Fanboy & Chum Chum (2009). She has been married to Adam Wallander since September 24, 2016.

Layout

Animator; Director for "It's Our House Now" Ren & Stimpy short

48. Kristy Gordon

Animation_department | Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon'

Kristy Gordon is known for her work on Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003), The Waif of Persephone (2006) and The Ripping Friends (2001).

Background Painter/Supervisor

50. Tim Pallett

Animation_department | Space Jam

Layout

51. Christine Wallace

Animation_department | Beetlejuice

Color Stylist

52. Alison Acton

Actress | Goosebumps

Alison Acton is known for her work on Goosebumps (1995), Animal Crackers (2017) and Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003).

Animator

54. Ron Caddigan

Animation_department | Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon'

Ron Caddigan is known for his work on Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003) and Love Ya (2014).

Checker, Quality Control

55. Jay Li

Animation_department | Zeroman

Background Painter

Background Painter

57. Alain Masicotte

Animation_department | Heavy Metal

Background Painter

58. Ciaran O'Connor

Animation_department | Zeroman

Production Assistant, Background Assistant

59. Paul Trauth

Animation_department | Weekend Pussy Hunt

Paul Trauth is known for his work on Weekend Pussy Hunt (2000), Ghost of Stephen Foster (2000) and Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003).

Music Editor, Animator, Voice Actor, Flash Animation Director

Music Editor

64. Tom Hay

Actor | Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon'

Tom Hay is known for his work on Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003).

Production Assistant

Production Accountant

68. Jordan Boswell

Editorial_department | Final Space

Creative

Production Accountant, Founder of PIP Animation Studios

72. Chris Dainty

Animation_department | Shannon Amen

Chris Dainty is known for his work on Shannon Amen (2019), Odd Squad (2014) and Dino Dan (2010).

Music Editor

73. Julie Engelberts

Actress | Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon'

Julie Engelberts is known for her work on Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003).

Studio Assistant

74. Annie Gosling

Actress | Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon'

Annie Gosling is known for her work on Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003).

Studio Manager

77. Jennifer Tam

Costume_department | I, Robot

Jennifer Tam is known for her work on I, Robot (2004), Human Cargo (2004) and Awake (2005).

Production Coordinator

Animator - Cans Without Labels (2019) and various [adult swim] bumps

80. Richard Daskas

Animation_department | Samurai Jack

Background Painter/Artist

81. Todd White

Animation_department | The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Todd White is known for his work on The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004), Sonic the Hedgehog (1993) and Gargoyles (1994).

Layout, Clean-Up

82. Erik Wiese

Producer | The Mighty B!

Erik Wiese was born on January 24, 1974 in California, USA. He is known for his work on The Mighty B! (2008), Samurai Jack (2001) and The Christmas Chronicles (2018). He has been married to Cynthia True since May 10, 2007.

Layout, Animation Supervisor, Assistant Director

Production Assistant

84. Matt Danner

Director | Cartoon Monsoon

Matt Danner was born on June 30, 1981 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Matthew Thomas Danner. He is known for his work on Cartoon Monsoon (2003), Muppet Babies (2018) and Xiaolin Showdown (2003).

Storyboards, Layout Director, Animator, Production Assistant, Clean-Up

85. Aaron Springer

Writer | SpongeBob SquarePants

Aaron Springer is a graphic and digital artist who is employed by Walt Disney Television Studios Production Company. He has gained notoriety through his efforts as a writer and storyboard artist on various movies and television series. His notable efforts include Samurai Jack (2002-2003), Dexter's ...

Layout, Animator

Animator for John K.'s music video of Björk's "I Miss You"

87. Andrew Brandou

Animation_department | Extreme Ghostbusters

Background Artist

88. Tim Biskup

Animation_department | Time Squad

Tim Biskup is known for his work on Time Squad (2001), Oh Yeah! Cartoons (1998) and Robotboy (2005).

Background Artist

89. Glenn Barr

Art_department | Stryker's War

Glenn Barr is known for his work on Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except (1985), Stardust (1998) and Beer & Seed (2012).

Background Artist

90. Ben Jones

Animation_department | The Iron Giant

Ben Jones is a producer and director, known for The Iron Giant (1999), Teen Titans (2003) and Shazam! (2013).

Writer, Animator, Layout, Timing Director

91. Albert Lozano

Animation_department | Inside Out

Albert Lozano is known for his work on Inside Out (2015), Soul (2020) and Toy Story 4 (2019).

Animator

92. Greg Manwaring

Animation_department | The Iron Giant

Greg was born in Gary, Indiana, but at the age of 10 he moved with his parents and two older brothers to an Army base in Wuerzburg, Germany. After corresponding with the Walt Disney Studios while still in his teens, Greg took their advice and after graduating from high school he moved to Los ...

Animator

93. Sanjay Patel

Animation_department | The Incredibles

Sanjay Patel is known for his work on The Incredibles (2004), Incredibles 2 (2018) and Sanjay's Super Team (2015).

Animator

94. Chris Sauve

Animation_department | Mary Poppins Returns

Chris Sauve is known for his work on Mary Poppins Returns (2018), The Iron Giant (1999) and Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001).

Animator

95. David Sheldon

Animation_department | Oh Yeah! Cartoons

Character Design, Layout, Background Artist

96. Kali Fontecchio

Art_department | The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Kali Fontecchio is known for her work on The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019), Courier Program (2012) and Everything (2009).

Artist

97. Sandra Rivas

Actress | Violeta al fin

Sandra Rivas is known for her work on Violeta al fin (2017), Sonic Mania (2017) and OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes: Rad (2016).

Assistant Animation, Animation Director - on "Cans with out Labels"

98. Mike Pelensky

Art_department | Mighty Magiswords

Mike Pelensky is known for his work on Mighty Magiswords (2015), Looney Tunes Cartoons (2019) and A Little Hitch (2013).

Animator

99. Benjamin Anders

Animation_department | Jo Minkus

Assistant Animator on "Cans with out Labels"

100. Paul Badilla

Animation_department | Cans Without Labels

Assistant Animator on "Cans with out Labels"



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