American film and TV animation director Rich Moore is associated with masterful artistry and film writing concept and heads the ‘Walt Disney Animation Studios’ (WDAS) and even another animation production house ‘Rough Draft Studios’ (RDS). He is responsible for directing some of the best-beloved animation TV shows and computer animated feature films too. Thus he had built up a rich legacy of innovations and creativity as a creative partner of two studios (WDS and RDS).
In addition, Rich Moore is also a voice actor and a narrator. Born on May 10, 1963, in California, this celebrity took up a course in video and film at the California Institute of the Arts and became a graduate in 1987 in the fine arts and holds a bachelor degree from the Institute. While he was a student in California Institute, he was selected by popular animation director Jim Reardon to be a voice over artist and take up a narrator role for the short cartoon movie of 4 minutes duration 'Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown'.
Even Jim Reardon was then in the institute with Rich Moore. It was a black and white animated short film. Both Jim and Rich collaborated along with another film director Matt Groening in making of an American animated sitcom ‘
’. This TV show is the longest-running American animated program, the longest-running American sitcom and currently is in its 27th season. After completing his degree from California, Rich Moore made his first debut in animated TV series ‘Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures' and was then associated with director Ralph Bakshi.
It is said the writer Tom Minton went to California Institute to find out who the best talent from the latest graduates was and selected Rich Moore as a fresh talent to get associated with Mighty Mouse. Later on, Rich Moore climbed the ladder of success as an animated TV director for Fox Comedy Central's sitcom 'Futurama' (1999-2013), director of both Disney's ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ (a 2012 animated comedy film) and ‘
’ (2016} and director of ‘The Simpsons'. It is said that ‘Zootopia’ was the 55th animated series in the Walt Disney Animated Classics Series and it released in RealD 3D and IMAX 3D format in theaters and earned over $1 billion, making it the second highest-grossing film of 2016 and the 25th highest-grossing film of all time.
For this cult classic film, Rich was co-director along with
and both have written the story. In the making o the movie 'Wreck-It Ralph', Rich Moore was nominated for Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for a best animated feature film. Rich Moore won Emmy Award twice for 'The Simpsons' (1991) and 'Futurama' (2002) respectively. In addition, Rich Moore won ‘Annie Award’ twice for Futurama’ (2002) and 'Wreck-It Ralph' (2013) respectively. He was born on May 10, 1963, in California.