Rich Moore Movies and Career Information
May 10, 1963
Director and Writer
Rich Moore (born May 10, 1963) is an American animation director and a business partner in Rough Draft Studios, Inc., where he serves as Sr. Vice President of creative affairs. He is one of a handful of artists who in the early 90s redefined prime time television animation with his work on The Simpsons. His directing credits include The Simpsons, Futurama, The Critic, Drawn Together, Spy vs. Spy (for MADtv) and Baby Blues. He was also the supervising director on Futurama and The Critic, overseeing the creative production of both shows. His most recent work was sequence director on The Simpsons Movie and animation executive producer on the Futurama DVD movies. He studied animation at California Institute of the Arts. Rich has received two Emmy Awards, an Annie Award, and a Reuben Award for his directorial work. Rich also recently served as a supervising director on the Fox television series Sit Down, Shut Up, which debuted in 2009. Moore is currently directing Wreck-It Ralph for the Walt Disney Animation Studios with a 2012 release date. During his college years at CalArts, Rich narrated his friend Jim Reardon's student film Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown.