About Joshua Taback


Joshua Taback is a veteran Director, Animator, and Character Layout Artist. He worked for many years on The Simpsons television show, as well as Family Guy. Josh was also a Director on Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja for Disney. Currently he is directing for Dreamworks TV on Spirit: Riding Free. He began seriously drawing at the age of 13 taking classes at the Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art and went on to receive a BFA in Animation/Film from University of the Arts.  His thesis film "It's a Wanderful Life" helped him win the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences internship and 2nd place in the student Emmy awards.

Josh has supervised and trained many artists over the years, while striving to improve his own work. That, in combination with the extensive revisions usually needed in the animation field, makes him the perfect mentor to those looking for drawing instruction.