Chuck Sheetz

Chuck Sheetz has been working in television animation for over 15 years. He grew up outside of Philadelphia, and moved to Los Angeles at age 19 to attend film school at UCLA. As an undergraduate, he completed his first animated film at the UCLA Animation Workshop, and is now a professor in that program teaching storyboarding and production. Sheetz started his professional career as an animation timer on the third season of The Simpsons. From there, he became an assistant director on The Critic, and then a director during the show’s second season.

Chuck Sheetz has been working in television animation for over 15 years. He grew up outside of Philadelphia, and moved to Los Angeles at age 19 to attend film school at UCLA. As an undergraduate, he completed his first animated film at the UCLA Animation Workshop, and is now a professor in that program teaching storyboarding and production. Sheetz started his professional career as an animation timer on the third season of The Simpsons. From there, he became an assistant director on The Critic, and then a director during the show’s second season. Over the past 12 years, he has directed episodes of The Simpsons, King of the Hill, The Critic and Drawn Together. He has also worked as producer and director on Disney’s Recess and What’s New Scooby-Doo? He was the director of Treehouse of Horror XVlll, The Simpsons' Halloween show for 2007.

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2008
  • Winner
  • Chuck Sheetz, Directed By
  • The Simpsons
  • "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from South Park at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Chuck Sheetz, actor Seth Green, and Russell Calabrese at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Chuck Sheetz, actor Seth Green, and Russell Calabrese at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Chuck Sheetz, Russell Calabrese and the team from Robot Chicken at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from Bob's Burgers at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Chuck Sheetz, Russell Calabrese and Daniel Evans, III at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from Phineas and Ferb at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from The Regular Show at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from South Park at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Television Academy governors Chuck Sheetz (far left) and Russell Calabrese (far right) with the team from South Park at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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Chuck Sheetz, actor Seth Green, and Russell Calabrese at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Chuck Sheetz, Emmy nominee Seth Green and Russell Calabrese at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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Chuck Sheetz, actor Seth Green, and Russell Calabrese at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Television Academy governors Chuck Sheetz (l) and Russell Calabrese (r) with actor-producer Seth Green (c) at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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Chuck Sheetz, Russell Calabrese and the team from Robot Chicken at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Television Academy governors Chuck Sheetz (kneeling left), Russell Calabrese (above Chuck) and the team from Robot Chicken at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from Bob's Burgers at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Television Academy governors Chuck Sheetz (far left) and Russell Calabrese (far right) the team from Bob's Burgers at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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Chuck Sheetz, Russell Calabrese and Daniel Evans, III at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Chuck Sheetz, Russell Calabrese and Daniel Evans, III at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from Phineas and Ferb at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Television Academy governors Chuck Sheetz (far left) and Russell Calabrese (far right) with the team from Phineas and Ferb at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from The Regular Show at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Chuck Sheetz and Russell Calabrese with the team from The Regular Show at the Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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