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Manuel Luis Gonzales del Carmen (nickname "Louie"; born August 19, 1967) is a storyboard artist and director in the animation industry. On The Mighty B!, he storyboarded five episodes. His brother, Ronnie del Carmen, also works in animation.

Career

del Carmen, a native of Cavite City, Philippines,[1] graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in 1985 with a commercial arts degree. He later went to the College of Architecture and Fine Arts.[2]

He entered the animation industry in 1996, working on Aaahh!!! Real Monsters and Quack Pack. By the late 1990s del Carmen was an employee at Klasky-Csupo, storyboarding episodes of Rugrats, The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald and Rocket Power.

On Invader Zim, del Carmen served as the show's storyboard supervisor, a position he would later hold on The Mighty B!.[3] Throughout the 2000s, he worked on Lilo & Stitch: The Series, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and Drawn Together.

Near the end of the 2000s, he shifted his focus from animated series to feature films,[4] working as a story artist on Megamind. del Carmen continued as a story artist on Kung Fu Panda 2, The Croods, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Frozen II.

Storyboarding credits

Season 1
Episode no. Title Notes
104a "Li'l Orphan Happy" Co-storyboarded with Sherm Cohen
104b "Body Rockers" Co-storyboarded with Ken Boyer
107a "Doppelfinger" Storyboarded solo
117a "Ben Appetit" Co-storyboarded with Sherm Cohen
120 "Dragonflies" Co-storyboarded with Fred Gonzales and Ian Graham

Filmography

Year Title Role
1998 The Rugrats Movie additional designer
2010 Megamind additional story artist
2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 story artist
2012 Rise of the Guardians story artist
2013 The Croods additional story artist
2017 Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie story artist
2017 The Star head of story
2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse story artist
2019 Abominable storyboard artist
2019 Frozen II story artist

References

  1. Santiano, Louise (December 7, 2018). ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ animator is a proud Caviteño. Go Cavite. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  2. Santos, Tomas U. (June 11, 2013). UST dreamer at DreamWorks. The Varsitarian. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  3. Louie del Carmen - Director / Development - Skydance Animation. LinkedIn. Retrieved June 15, 2021.
  4. Laura (July 7, 2011). Louie del Carmen. Animation Insider. Retrieved March 11, 2021.

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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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