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Katie Rice has worked in animation since 2001,[1] primarily as a storyboard artist. She storyboarded five episodes of The Mighty B!, all for season 2. Rice noted that many episodes she boarded on the show "contained a lot of pathos."[2]

Alongside Lynne Naylor (whom Rice has stated she looks up to),[3] they are the only women to have worked as such on the show.

Career

Born in Marin, California,[3] Rice's first job in the animation industry was as an inker at Spumco.[4] She provided layouts on Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon.[5]

She worked on the Disney cartoon The Buzz on Maggie as a designer, later storyboarding episodes of Brandy & Mr. Whiskers[4] and El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera.[6] In 2013, she competed on the reality show Strip Search, where Rice outlasted her fellow contestants (all comics artists) and won.

Rice has worked on the 2014 film The Book of Life in addition to the television series DC Super Hero Girls[3] and Pinky Malinky.[6] As of 2020, she was working as a director for the Animaniacs reboot.[3] That same year, Rice was named one of the "rising stars" in animation by Animation Magazine.[3]

Storyboarding credits

Season 2
Episode no. Title Notes
202a "Bee Nice" Co-storyboarded with Eddie Trigueros
207a "Awww-esome" Storyboarded solo
208b "Sleepless in San Francisco" Co-storyboarded with Kirk Hanson and David Gemmill
210a "It's B's Party" Storyboarded solo
214 "O Brother, What Art Thou?" Co-storyboarded with Kirk Hanson and Frank Molieri

References

  1. Rice, Katie. Resume. Katie Rice's portfolio. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
  2. Rice, Katie. Storyboard. Katie Rice's portfolio. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Zahed, Ramin (March 20, 2020). Animag’s 2020 Rising Stars of Animation. Animation Magazine. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sandall, Simon (December 9, 2005). Katie Rice, animator from Spumco, lists favorite books. Reader's Voice. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
  5. Komorowski, Thad. Sick Little Monkeys: The Unauthorized Ren & Stimpy Story. Page 405. Bear Manor Media.
  6. 6.0 6.1 ASIFA-Hollywood at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. 2018. ASIFA-Hollywood. Retrieved October 21, 2020.

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Crew Members
Creators Amy PoehlerCynthia TrueErik Wiese
Directors Alex KirwanLarry LeichliterEddie TriguerosErik WieseBill Wray
Writers Mike BellWill BersonJohn Ross BowieJessica ChaffinNicholas CofrancescoJamie DenboDannah FeinglassJessica GaoBrendan HayDani MichaeliJulia MirandaRichard PurselAmanda SitkoKristine SongcoCynthia TrueErik Wiese
Storyboard Artists Ray AngrumEd BakerKen BoyerSherm CohenMark ColangeloLouie del CarmenDavid GemmillFred GonzalesChris GrahamIan GrahamSunil HallKirk HansonChuck KleinSteve LeCouilliardFrank MolieriMike MullenLynne NaylorJustin NicholsAaron PaetzHowie PerryBernie PettersonPiero PilusoChris ReccardiKatie RiceJustin RidgeOctavio RodriguezAndy SurianoDave ThomasMiles ThompsonKirk TingbladEddie TriguerosMatt WhitlockErik WieseCarey Yost
Art Director Seonna Hong
Story Editor Cynthia True
Comics Jessica GaoSunil HallBill Wray
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