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Peter Ramsey
Peter Ramsey
Biographical Information
Full Name Peter A. Ramsey
Born
Died
Nationality American
Home Crenshaw, Los Angeles
Spouse(s)
Children
Status
Occupation(s) Film Director
Illustrator
Storyboard artist
Background Information
Character(s) Played
Link(s)

Peter Ramsey is a storyboard artist, production illustrator, and director of DreamWorks Animation film, Rise of the Guardians, based on William Joyce's The Guardians of Childhood books series, making him the first African American to direct a big budget feature animated film. He studied painting at UCLA for two years before enrolling in film classes as Los Angeles City College.[1]

Film and TV

Films

  • Rise of the Guardians (2012) - director, Burgess pedestrian #2 (voice)
  • Puss in Boots (2011) - creative consultant
  • Monsters vs Aliens (2009) - head of story
  • Shrek the Third (2007) - story artist - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Shark Tale (2004) - additional storyboard artist
  • Spartan (2004) - storyboard artist
  • The Core (2003) - storyboard artist
  • Adaption (2002) - storyboard artist - uncredited
  • Minority Report (2002) - storyboard artist - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Panic Room (2002) - storyboard artist
  • The Affair of the Necklace (2001) - storyboard artist
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) - storyboard artist
  • Cast Away (2000) - storyboard artist
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) - storyboard artist - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Fight Club (1999) - storyboard artist
  • Being John Malkovich (1999) - storyboard artist
  • Edtv (1999) - production illustrator
  • Godzilla (1998) - storyboard artist, second unit director: New York - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Men in Black (1997) - storyboard artist
  • Independence Day (1996) - storyboard artist - as Peter 'Taco' Ramsey
  • Eye for an Eye (1996) - storyboard artist - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Batman Forever (1995) - illustrator
  • Tank Girl (1995) - storyboard artist, second unit director - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Higher Learning (1995) - second unit director - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • The Shadow (1994) - production illustrator - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Poetic Justice (1993) - second unit director - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Dracula (1992) - illustrator - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Far and Away (1992) - illustrator - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Backdraft (1991) - production illustrator - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Almost an Angel (1990) - continuity artist - as Peter A. Ramsey
  • Predator 2 (1990) - storyboard artist
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989) - storyboard artist - as Peter A. Ramsey

TV

  • Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (2012) - himself, The Creative Team Behind 'Rise of the Guardians': Part 2
  • IC Places Hollywood (2012) (TV series) - CinemaRock: himself - interviewee
  • Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkin from Outer Space (2009) (TV short) - director, actor: Dad (voice) / Farmer Jeb (voice)
  • HBO First Look (2009) (TV series documentary) - Monsters on a Mission: The Making of Monsters vs. Aliens - himself
  • Shrek the Halls (2007) (TV short) - story artist
  • Methods and Madness: Visualizing 'Dracula' (2007) (video documentary short) - himself

Sketch

Images of Burgess Pedestrian #2

Trivia

Rise of the Guardians - Drawing Tutorial - Jack Frost05:56

Rise of the Guardians - Drawing Tutorial - Jack Frost

Peter Ramsey also did the Drawing Tutorial for Jack Frost on DreamWorks Animation's Official Youtube page.

References

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