Sep 20, 2015 « Back to Episodes

Butch Hartman PT1 EP181

Chuck and Stacey welcome the incredible writer, director, producer and illustrator of the hit Nickelodeon’s shows The Fairly Oddparents, Danny Phantom, and T.U.F.F Puppy. The Michigan native, who grew up watching cartoons talks about how he eventually found his way to Cal Arts and went on to work on the Johnny Bravo show at Hanna-Barbera with then fellow newcomer, Seth MacFarlane.

Butch, a Nickelodeon veteran of 18 years, shares casting news about Season 10 of The Fairly Oddparents that includes the fabulous voice actor, Kari Wahlgren. He speaks to how he stays inspired to create new shows and episodes and offers great tips for what makes a voice actor stand out to him that includes committing to strong acting choices.

He shares some of the challenges and responsibilities that he deals with and why you should never throw away any of your ideas for new content. Butch explains the necessary steps for pitching a new show idea and where he came up with the idea and characters for The Fairly Oddparents. Hear how he juggles creating multiple shows simultaneously and why he created his latest genius interactive project, The Noog Network and free app on itunes.Read More

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