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Miles Thompson (born 1971)[1] has worked in animation since 1991, most often as a background artist and character designer. On The Mighty B!, he co-storyboarded "YiPs" alongside Aaron Paetz and Eddie Trigueros.

Career

Thompson was born on a naval base in Pensacola, Florida.[1] He studied at the California Institute of the Arts.[2] From 1991[3] to 1997,[4] several short films made by Thompson were screened at Spike and Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation.[5]

His first job in animation was on 2 Stupid Dogs.[1] He worked as a storyboard artist on Dexter's Laboratory in the early 2000s.[6] During the 2010s, Thompson directed episodes of The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show[7] and was a background artist on the 2019 film Guava Island.[8]

Outside of animation, he works as a painter,[9] often exhibiting his environment-themed artwork.[6] Thompson has also contributed work to local art shows.[10]

Filmography

Year Title Role
2017 The Emoji Movie storyboard artist
2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse story artist
2019 Guava Island background artist
2021 Vivo story artist

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Miles Thompson/pt.1. October 23, 2006. Frederator. Retrieved October 24, 2020.
  2. Wharton, David (December 4, 1992). Drawing on New Image : For the CalArts animation students, the Disney connection is a double-edged sword. Now efforts are being made to cut the department’s isolation from the rest of the school.. The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 24, 2020.
  3. Cohen, Karl F. (October 18, 2013). Forbidden Animation: Censored Cartoons and Blacklisted Animators in America. Page 105. McFarland & Company. International standard book number 9781476607252.
  4. "Spike and Mike': Still twisted. December 5, 1997. San Francisco Gate. Retrieved October 24, 2020.
  5. Harrington, Richard (May 10, 1994). Movies. The Washington Post. Retrieved October 24, 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Miles Thompson - Idol Time. April 2004. Copro Nason. Retrieved October 24, 2020.
  7. Crump, William D. (April 4, 2019). Happy Holidays--Animated!: A Worldwide Encyclopedia of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year's Cartoons on Television and Film. Page 200. McFarland & Company. International standard book number 9781476672939.
  8. Sarto, Dan (May 24, 2019). Calypso and 60s Cartoon Design Collide in ‘Guava Island’ Opening Titles. Animation World Network. Retrieved October 24, 2020.
  9. Duran, Amy (July 18, 2012). In L.A.: Miles Thompson @ La Luz de Jesus. Juxtapoz. Retrieved October 24, 2020.
  10. Milligan, Mercedes (February 26, 2013). Van Eaton Galleries Celebrates Hanna-Barbera. Animation Magazine. Retrieved October 24, 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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