Brian Sheesley

Brian Sheesley is an independent director, producer and visual artist who has worked in television, film and book illustration. He has five Emmy Awards, two Primetime and three Daytime. Over his 26 years in animation, Sheesley has focused on comedy series including Futurama, King of the Hill, The Critic, Camp Lazlo, Fanboy and Chum Chum, Regular Show and Uncle Grandpa.

Sheesley is a product of Central California’s farmland, which means he knows how to milk a cow. He quickly grazed south and graduated with a B.F.A. in Character Animation from California Institute of the Arts.

Brian Sheesley is an independent director, producer and visual artist who has worked in television, film and book illustration. He has five Emmy Awards, two Primetime and three Daytime. Over his 26 years in animation, Sheesley has focused on comedy series including Futurama, King of the Hill, The Critic, Camp Lazlo, Fanboy and Chum Chum, Regular Show and Uncle Grandpa.

Sheesley is a product of Central California’s farmland, which means he knows how to milk a cow. He quickly grazed south and graduated with a B.F.A. in Character Animation from California Institute of the Arts.

He began his career working as an animator and character designer on the series Family Dog for CBS. He currently has wrapped a new series, Camp WWE, for the WWE Network, and continues to illustrate for a book series entitled Fizzopolis.

Most of Sheesley’s time away from work is spent laughing with his wife and two daughters.

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Awards & Nominations

6 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Short-format Animated Program - 2011
  • Nominee
  • Brian Sheesley, Animation Director
  • Regular Show
  • "Mordecai And The Rigbys"
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cartoon Network Studios
Outstanding Special Class - Short-format Animated Programs - 2008
  • Winner
  • Brian Sheesley, Supervising Director/Directed By
  • Camp Lazlo
  • "Lazlo's First Crush"
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cartoon Network Studios
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or more) - 2007
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2006
  • Nominee
  • Brian Sheesley, Animation Director/Supervising Director
  • Camp Lazlo
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cartoon Network Studios
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2004
  • Nominee
  • Brian Sheesley, Director
  • Futurama
  • FOX
  • The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2001
  • Nominee
  • Brian Sheesley, Director
  • Futurama
  • FOX
  • The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Television
2017 Animation and Children’s Nominee Reception
Brian Sheesley and Kathryn Joosten
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2017 Animation and Children’s Nominee Reception
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Lauren Hecht, Television Academy Governor Janet Dimon and Brian Sheesley attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Brian Sheesley and Kathryn Joosten
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