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Chris Prynoski
Chris Prynoski
(born November 1, 1971) is an American animator, director, and producer, known for his work on TV programs such as Metalocalypse, Freaknik: The Musical, Motorcity
and Megas XLR
Megas XLR
and films such as Beavis and Butt-Head
Beavis and Butt-Head
Do America.


1 Early life 2 Career 3 References 4 External links

Early life[edit] Prynoski was born in Trenton, New Jersey
Trenton, New Jersey
and grew up in Bordentown, New Jersey. He attended local public schools in Bordentown and then Notre Dame High School, and remembers doodling constantly in class.[1] After high school, he pursued art school and graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 1994.[1] Career[edit] Prynoski began his career working in New York City, mostly on his own or through MTV's in-house studio on shows like Daria
and Beavis and Butthead. He also created his own show, Downtown, which was nominated for a primetime Emmy Award in 2000 [2] and his directorial work in the hallucination sequence of Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
was nominated for "Best Animated Sequence in a Feature Film" by the National Cartoonists Society.[3] In the same year, he moved to Hollywood, California, where he opened his own studio Titmouse, Inc.[4] with wife, Shannon Prynoski. Prynoski's animation can be seen in opening title sequences for The Osbournes and The Simple Life
The Simple Life
and his directorial work can be seen in a number of media, from commercials to feature films to television. He has directed animation for the animated commercial "Foot Long Hot Dog Inventor" for Budweiser, many music videos for artists including Velvet Revolver, Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg
and George Clinton, and among other projects, a Dexter's Lab
Dexter's Lab
spoof with They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants
for Cartoon Network. His directing credits also include The Amazing Screw-On Head starring Paul Giamatti, Megas XLR
Megas XLR
for Cartoon Network, Happy Monster Band for Disney, Metalocalypse
for Cartoon Network, Motorcity
for Disney
XD, and Downtown for MTV. Prynoski has also directed Adult Swim's Freaknik: The Musical and executive produced Black Panther for Marvel and G.I. Joe: Resolute for Hasbro. He created and executive produced of the animated series Motorcity, which premiered on Disney
XD in April 2012. His animation studio, Titmouse, Inc., is best known for their work on the Guitar Hero
Guitar Hero
game cinematics, the short film Scott Pilgrim vs. The Animation, and television series work on such shows as Metalocalypse, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Afro Samurai, DJ & the Fro, Community, The Venture Bros., Freaknik: The Musical, and Superjail!. References[edit]

^ a b Furman, T.J. "Bordentown native creates MTV
cartoon: Cable network's newest show to premiere Tuesday", Princeton Packet, July 31, 1999. Accessed April 30, 2014. ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for 2000 - OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS)". Emmys.com. Retrieved 2013-01-17.  ^ Animation World Network (2001-10-05). " Chris Prynoski
Chris Prynoski
Joins Class-Key Chew-Po Commercials AWN Animation World Network". AWN. Retrieved 2013-01-17.  ^ Burton, Michelle (2011-08-26). "Titmouse - Career Profile". Animation Career Review. Retrieved 2013-01-17. 

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1980s debuts

Stevie and Zoya (1987-89)

1990s debuts

Liquid Television
Liquid Television
(1991–94) Æon Flux
Æon Flux
(1991–95) Beavis and Butt-Head
Beavis and Butt-Head
(1993–97, 2011) The Brothers Grunt
The Brothers Grunt
(1994–95) The Head
The Head
(1994–96) The Maxx
The Maxx
(1995) Daria
(1997–2002) Cartoon Sushi
Cartoon Sushi
(1997–98) Celebrity Deathmatch
Celebrity Deathmatch
(1998–2002, 2006–07) Station Zero
Station Zero
(1999) Downtown (1999)

2000s debuts

Spy Groove
Spy Groove
(2000) Undergrads
(2001) Clone High
Clone High
(2002–03) 3 South
3 South
(2002–03) Spider-Man: The New Animated Series (2003) DJ & the Fro (2009) Popzilla

2010s debuts

Good Vibes (2011) Greatest Party