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Octavio Rodriguez has been working in the animation industry for over twenty years.[1] Rodriguez storyboarded a few episodes of The Mighty B!.[2] A Latino artist,[3] he is of Dominican ancestry.[1]

Career

Rodriguez, the son of a doctor,[4] originally intended to become a dentist, majoring in biology at California State, Los Angeles.[1] He changed his major to computer programming after two years, working as a PC consultant when not studying.[5] Rodriguez then transferred to California State, Fullerton,[1] where he switched his major to fine arts.[5]

He worked on Star Wars: The Clone Wars,[1] in addition to storyboarding for Johnny Bravo,[6] CatDog, SpongeBob SquarePants, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Fanboy and Chum Chum,[5] among other cartoons in the 2000s.

Rodriguez worked on his first film in 2013, for Monsters University,[7] also working on its art book.[8] He co-directed the film Ron's Gone Wrong.[9] Rodriguez has self-published five books,[10] including the science fiction themed Plat & Dave.[5]

Storyboarding credits

Season 1
Episode no. Title Notes
105b "Super Secret Weakness" Storyboarded solo
109a "Boston Beean" Storyboarded solo

Filmography

Year Title Role
2013 Monsters University story artist
2017 Coco story artist
2018 Incredibles 2 story artist
2021 Ron's Gone Wrong co-director

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Munoz, Sarah (July 21, 2015). When Storytelling Came to Life. California State Fullerton Magazine. Pages 21 to 23. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  2. Perlmutter, David (May 4, 2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Page 391. Rowman & Littlefield. International standard book number 9781538103746.
  3. Aldama, Frederick Luis (October 10, 2017). Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics. Page 126. University of Arizona Press. International standard book number 9780816537389.
  4. Sly, Randall (September 13, 2008). THE INTERVIEW. Octavio Rodriguez Interview (BlogSpot.com). Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Homan, Eric (February 18, 2009). Meet Octavio Rodriguez. Frederator. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  6. Perlmutter, David (May 4, 2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Page 319. Rowman & Littlefield. International standard book number 9781538103746.
  7. Octavio Rodriguez. CTN Animation Expo. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  8. Patten, Fred (June 19, 2013). Book Review: 'The Art of Monsters University'. Animation World Network. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  9. 10 Questions for Locksmith Animation’s Sarah Smith & Julie Lockhart. June 21, 2019. Animation Magazine. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  10. Mentor of the Day: Octavio Rodriguez. November 9, 2011. Motivarti (WordPress.com). Retrieved July 12, 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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