JG Quintel Bio
JG Quintel is the creator of Regular Show, Cartoon Network’s Emmy®-winning animated comedy. In addition to its’ 2012 Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Short-format Animated Program Regular Show was recently nominated for three 2013 ASIFA-Hollywood Annie Awards for Character Design, Voice Acting and Writing as well as nominated for a 2013 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Animated Series. The series has also won the 2012 Ottawa International Animation Festival Award for Best Television Animation for Children and was nominated for a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Award for Best Television Series (Kids). Regular Show’s season five premiered on Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT).
Prior to Regular Show, Quintel served as creative director of The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack for two seasons and started at Cartoon Network as an intern for Genndy Tartakovsky’s Emmy® Award Winning Star Wars: The Clone Wars microseries. Quintel then went on to serve as storyboard artist on the Emmy-winning animated series Camp Lazlo.
Created as a short for Cartoon Network’s Cartoonstitute, Regular Show features characters originally from shorts Quintel produced while attending the California Institute of the Arts. In addition to serving as creator of Regular Show, Quintel voices one of the main characters, Mordecai and recruited fellow Cal Arts graduate Sam Marin to voice Benson, Pops, and Muscle Man.
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is regularly the #1 U.S. television network in prime among boys 6-11 & 9-14. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.