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Thomas Richner

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Known For

Nautia Special Effects
The Christmas Gift
Lumin Production Manager


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  The Simpsons (TV Series) (character layout artist - 26 episodes, 1999 - 2018) (animation timer - 3 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (additional timer - 3 episodes, 2003) (lead character layout artist - 1 episode, 2018) (additional animation timer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Lisa Gets the Blues (2018) ... (character layout artist - as Thomas E. Richner)
- Fears of a Clown (2018) ... (lead character layout artist - as Thomas E. Richner)
- Frink Gets Testy (2018) ... (character layout artist - as Thomas E. Richner)
- Gone Boy (2017) ... (character layout artist - as Thomas E. Richner)
- Mr. Lisa's Opus (2017) ... (character layout artist - as Thomas E. Richner)
 2017 Brad & Spencer (TV Movie) (background artist)
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 2003 Level 13.Net: Just for Laughs (Video) (segment director)
 2001 The Christmas Gift (Short)
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 2007 The Simpsons Game (Video Game) (artistic consultant - uncredited)
 2000 A Better Way to Die (storyboard artist - uncredited)
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 2013 Lumin (Short) (production manager) / (production supervisor)
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 2015 Nautia (Short) (lighting effects animator) (completed)
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 2015 Nautia (Short) (producer) (completed)
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 2014 Animator vs. Animation IV (Short) (Other Thanks)
 2010 Always, Only, Ever (Short) (thanks)
 2010 Nolan (Short) (special thanks)
 2010/I Breath (Video short) (thanks)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Thomas E. Richner | Thomas Emmett Richner | Tom Richner

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Richner is back on The Simpsons after a thirteen year hiatus from the show. During that time, he taught animation and was a freelance animation artist in Columbus, Ohio.

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