Don Hertzfeldt

Animation Department, Producer, Director

Animation Department, Producer, Director


Don Hertzfeldt was born on August 1, 1976 in Fremont, California, USA as Donald Charles Hertzfeldt. He is known for his work on World of Tomorrow (2015), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011) and The Simpsons (1989).
Birth date
1976-08-01
Awards
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 161 wins & 28 nominations.
Height
6' (1.83 m)

Known For


World of Tomorrow
World of Tomorrow
Animation Department (2015)
It's Such a Beautiful Day
It's Such a Beautiful Day
Animation Department (2011)
The Simpsons
The Simpsons
Animation Department (2014)
Rejected
Rejected
Animation Department (2000)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Animation departmentWorld of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime
(Short) (animator)
2020
Animation departmentIntro
(Short) (animator)
2017
Animation departmentWorld of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts
(Short) (animator)
2017
Animation departmentWorld of Tomorrow
(Short) (animator)
2015
Animation departmentThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes) - Clown in the Dumps (2014) ... (animator: couch gag) / (animator: opening sequence)
2014
Animation departmentIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(animator)
2012
Animation departmentIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short) (animator)
2011
Animation departmentWisdom Teeth
(Short) (animator)
2010
Animation departmentI Am So Proud of You
(Short) (animator)
2008
Animation departmentEverything Will Be Ok
(Short) (animator)
2006
Animation departmentThe Meaning of Life
(Short) (animator)
2005
Animation departmentWelcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show
(Short) (animator)
2003
Animation departmentRejected
(Short) (animator)
2000
Animation departmentCartoon Sushi
(TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.9 (1998) ... (animator - segment "Lily & Jim") - Episode #1.6 (1997) ... (animator - segment "Genre")
1997-1998
Animation departmentBilly's Balloon
(Short) (animator)
1998
Animation departmentLily and Jim
(Short) (animator)
1997
Animation departmentGenre
(Short) (animator)
1996
Animation departmentAh, L'Amour
(Short) (animator)
1995
RoleTitleYear
ProducerWorld of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime
(Short) (producer)
2020
ProducerIntro
(Short) (producer)
2017
ProducerWorld of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts
(Short) (producer)
2017
ProducerWorld of Tomorrow
(Short) (producer)
2015
ProducerIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short) (producer)
2011
ProducerWisdom Teeth
(Short) (producer)
2010
ProducerI Am So Proud of You
(Short) (producer)
2008
ProducerThe Animation Show 2007
(Video) (producer)
2007
ProducerEverything Will Be Ok
(Short) (producer)
2006
ProducerThe Animation Show 2005
(Video) (producer)
2005
ProducerThe Meaning of Life
(Short) (producer)
2005
ProducerThe Animation Show
(co-producer)
2003
ProducerWelcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show
(Short) (producer)
2003
ProducerRejected
(Short) (producer)
2000
ProducerBilly's Balloon
(Short) (producer)
1998
ProducerLily and Jim
(Short) (producer)
1997
ProducerGenre
(Short) (producer)
1996
ProducerAh, L'Amour
(Short) (producer)
1995
RoleTitleYear
DirectorWorld of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime
(Short)
2020
DirectorIntro
(Short)
2017
DirectorWorld of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts
(Short)
2017
DirectorWorld of Tomorrow
(Short)
2015
DirectorThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Clown in the Dumps (2014) ... (couch gag)
2014
DirectorIt's Such a Beautiful Day2012
DirectorIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short)
2011
DirectorWisdom Teeth
(Short)
2010
DirectorI Am So Proud of You
(Short)
2008
DirectorEverything Will Be Ok
(Short)
2006
DirectorThe Meaning of Life
(Short)
2005
DirectorWelcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show
(Short)
2003
DirectorRejected
(Short)
2000
DirectorBilly's Balloon
(Short)
1998
DirectorLily and Jim
(Short)
1997
DirectorGenre
(Short)
1996
DirectorAh, L'Amour
(Short)
1995
RoleTitleYear
WriterWorld of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime
(Short)
2020
WriterIntro
(Short)
2017
WriterWorld of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts
(Short)
2017
WriterWorld of Tomorrow
(Short) (writer)
2015
WriterThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (couch gag - 1 episode) - Clown in the Dumps (2014) ... (couch gag)
2014
WriterIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short)
2011
WriterWisdom Teeth
(Short) (written by)
2010
WriterI Am So Proud of You
(Short) (written by)
2008
WriterEverything Will Be Ok
(Short)
2006
WriterThe Meaning of Life
(Short)
2005
WriterWelcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show
(Short) (writer)
2003
WriterRejected
(Short)
2000
WriterBilly's Balloon
(Short) (writer)
1998
WriterCartoon Sushi
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Episode #1.6 (1997) ... (segment "Genre")
1997
WriterLily and Jim
(Short) (written by)
1997
WriterGenre
(Short)
1996
WriterAh, L'Amour
(Short)
1995
RoleTitleYear
Sound departmentWorld of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime
(Short) (sound)
2020
Sound departmentIntro
(Short) (sound)
2017
Sound departmentWorld of Tomorrow
(Short) (sound editor) / (sound mixer)
2015
Sound departmentThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (sound - 1 episode) - Clown in the Dumps (2014) ... (sound: couch gag)
2014
Sound departmentIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(sound editor - segments "Everything Will Be Ok", "I Am So Proud Of You", "It's Such a Beautiful Day") / (sound mixer - segments "Everything Will Be Ok", "I Am So Proud Of You", "It's Such a Beautiful Day")
2012
Sound departmentIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short) (sound editor) / (sound mixer)
2011
Sound departmentI Am So Proud of You
(Short) (sound)
2008
Sound departmentEverything Will Be Ok
(Short) (sound)
2006
Sound departmentThe Meaning of Life
(Short) (sound)
2005
Sound departmentWelcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show
(Short) (sound)
2003
Sound departmentRejected
(Short) (sound designer)
2000
Sound departmentBilly's Balloon
(Short) (sound)
1998
RoleTitleYear
CinematographerWorld of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime
(Short)
2020
CinematographerIntro
(Short)
2017
CinematographerWorld of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts
(Short)
2017
CinematographerWorld of Tomorrow
(Short)
2015
CinematographerIt's Such a Beautiful Day2012
CinematographerIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short)
2011
CinematographerWisdom Teeth
(Short)
2010
CinematographerI Am So Proud of You
(Short)
2008
CinematographerEverything Will Be Ok
(Short)
2006
CinematographerThe Meaning of Life
(Short)
2005
CinematographerWelcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show
(Short)
2003
CinematographerRejected
(Short)
2000
CinematographerAh, L'Amour
(Short)
1995
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Simpsons
(TV Series) Future Bart / Future Lisa / Future Marge / ... - Clown in the Dumps (2014) ... Future Bart / Future Lisa / Future Marge / ... (voice)
2014
ActorIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short) Narrator (uncredited)
2011
ActorSlacker 2011
TV Backpacker
2011
ActorMars
Reporter 2 'Reckless Conclusion'
2010/I
ActorWisdom Teeth
(Short) Stanilus (voice)
2010
ActorI Am So Proud of You
(Short) Narrator (uncredited)
2008
ActorEverything Will Be Ok
(Short) Narrator (uncredited)
2006
ActorThe Meaning of Life
(Short) (voice)
2005
ActorHair High
Dill (voice)
2004
ActorWelcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show
(Short) Fluffy Thing #2 (voice)
2003
ActorRejected
(Short) Spoon Guy / Banana / Queen of France (voice)
2000
RoleTitleYear
Special effectsIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short) (special photographic effects)
2011
Special effectsWisdom Teeth
(Short) (special photographic effects)
2010
Special effectsI Am So Proud of You
(Short) (special photographic effects)
2008
Special effectsEverything Will Be Ok
(Short) (special photographic effects)
2006
Special effectsThe Meaning of Life
(Short) (special photographic effects)
2005
Special effectsRejected
(Short) (special photographic effects)
2000
RoleTitleYear
Visual effectsIntro
(Short) (visual effects)
2017
Visual effectsWorld of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts
(Short) (digital effects)
2017
Visual effectsWorld of Tomorrow
(Short) (digital effects)
2015
Visual effectsIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(special photographic effects - segments "Everything Will Be Ok", "I Am So Proud Of You", "It's Such a Beautiful Day")
2012
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentWorld of Tomorrow
(Short) (musician - uncredited)
2015
Music departmentIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(additional music)
2012
Music departmentIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short) (musician - uncredited)
2011
Music departmentEverything Will Be Ok
(Short) (musician - uncredited)
2006
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(still photographer - segments "Everything Will Be Ok", "I Am So Proud Of You", "It's Such a Beautiful Day")
2012
Camera and Electrical DepartmentI Am So Proud of You
(Short) (still photographer)
2008
Camera and Electrical DepartmentEverything Will Be Ok
(Short) (still photographer)
2006
RoleTitleYear
ComposerIt's Such a Beautiful Day
(Short)
2011
ComposerEverything Will Be Ok
(Short)
2006
ComposerAh, L'Amour
(Short)
1995
RoleTitleYear
Art departmentThe Devil's Candy
(additional artwork)
2015
Art departmentThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (couch gag - 1 episode) - Clown in the Dumps (2014) ... (couch gag)
2014
RoleTitleYear
Production designerWorld of Tomorrow
(Short)
2015
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewScript to Screen
(TV Series) (Self - 1 episode) - Don Hertzfedlt & World of Tomorrow (2016) ... (Self)
2016
RoleTitleYear
ThanksTwo
(Short) (more special thanks: inspirationally)
2020/III
Thanks18th Annual Animation Show of Shows
(special thanks)
2016
ThanksBook of the Senseless
(Short) (special thanks)
2015
ThanksReading the Book of the Senseless
(Short) (special thanks)
2015
ThanksLoves Her Gun
(thank you)
2013
ThanksThis Way Up
(Short) (special thanks)
2008
RoleTitleYear
SelfIntro
(Short) Self (voice)
2017
SelfThe Oscars
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
2016
SelfThe 73rd Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
2001