Lauren Faust (born July 25, c. 1974 [1 ] ) is an American [2 ] animator and producer.
Faust attended the
California Institute of Arts from 1992 to 1994, working as a layout artist at Rough Draft Studios. She then worked as an animator at Turner Feature Animation for two years and then as an animator for Warner Bros. Feature Animation for two years. Faust started working at Cartoon Network Studios in 1999. She worked as a storyboard artist and writer at Cartoon Network Studios for four years and then as a supervising producer and story supervisor. [3 ]
Faust's early career focused on animated feature films, working on
, Cats Don't Dance , and Quest for Camelot as an animator. She shifted to television animation in the 2000s, working on The Iron Giant , The Powerpuff Girls , Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends , My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic , Super Best Friends Forever and [4 ] . She is also the creator and developer of the toy line Wander Over Yonder Milky Way and the Galaxy Girls.
In 2004, Faust was nominated for an
Emmy Award. In 2005, she was nominated for an Annie Award. [3 ]
Documentary [ edit ]
Faust worked with
Hasbro to develop the company's property, resulting in the series My Little Pony . My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic The series proved to be a major success not only with the primary young female audience, but also significantly among adult and teen males and females who became popularly known as " [2 ] bronies". [5 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Faust is married to
Craig McCracken, creator of The Powerpuff Girls, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, and Wander Over Yonder. [2 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
The Maxx character layout artist
Codename: Kids Next Door walk cycles
Episode: No P in the OOL
The Powerpuff Girls storyboard artist, writer, director, supervising director
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends developer, supervising producer, writer, story, story supervisor, storyboard artist, character designer, animation director, story editor
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic creator, developed for television by
Season 1: executive producer, writer, character designer, creative director
Season 2: consulting producer
Super Best Friends Forever creator, director, writer, storyboard artist, producer
Wander Over Yonder [7 ] co-producer, story editor
References [ edit ]
^ Lauren Faust (as "Fyre_flye"), " Twitter", 2012-07-25 7:28 AM, "Is it bad twitter etiquette to announce it's your birthday? 'Cause it's my birthday." 
^ a b c Liz Ohanesian "Lauren Faust: Let's Hear It for the Girls", People 2012 issue, 2012-05-17] L.A. Weekly
^ a b Reber, Deborah (11 May 2010). . Simon Pulse. pp. 234–6. In Their Shoes: Extraordinary Women Describe Their Amazing Careers ISBN 978-1-4391-0370-8 . Retrieved 18 May 2013.
^ "The World's Finest". Worldsfinestonline.com . Retrieved 2012-02-18.
^ Vara, Vauhini; Zimmerman, Ann (2011-11-04). "Hey, Bro, That's My Little Pony! Guys' Interest Mounts in Girly TV Show". . Archived from Wall Street Journal the original on 2011-12-01 . Retrieved 2011-11-04.
^ ManeSix DevTeam, 2013-03-02
^ "Disney's 2012–13 TV Schedule Presented to Advertisers" . Retrieved 13 March 2012.
Further reading [ edit ]
Liz Ohanesian, "Lauren Faust: Let's Hear It for the Girls",
People 2012 issue, LA Weekly 
External links [ edit ]