Tom Sheppard Poster

Biography

Tom Sheppard is a 5-time Emmy Award-winning Director, Writer, Producer and Actor, known for Robot Chicken, Supermansion and Annoying Orange. After graduating from The University of Southern California's School of Cinema, he worked as an assistant to filmmaker Mike Nichols before being hired as a writer at Warner Bros. on Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky and the Brain. He went on to direct the indie feature, Would I Lie to You, and he co-created The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange for Cartoon Network, the first-ever successful Youtube to cable crossover, which he also directed. After working with Seth Green on George Lucas' Star Wars: Detours, he was hired as the director for Robot Chicken, and directed all episodes of seasons 8, 9, 10 and 11, along with numerous specials and commercials. In addition to his numerous writing credits, he has directed over 100 episodes of television, both stop-motion, and live action/animated hybrid.