Aaron Ehasz

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Aaron Ehasz
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Aaron Ehasz at the 68th Annual Peabody Awards
Born
Aaron Gabriel Ehasz

(1973-06-16) June 16, 1973 (age 45)
OccupationWriter, Director, Producer
Years active2000–present
Known forAvatar: The Last Airbender (Series director and head writer)
The Dragon Prince (Co-creator)
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Welch Ehasz
RelativesAlex Ehasz

Aaron Ehasz is an American television writer, director and producer whose body of work primarily consists of animated series, although he did serve as a producer on the live-action series The Mullets and Ed. He's also known for being the head writer and director for the popular Avatar: The Last Airbender, in addition to co-creating The Dragon Prince.

Career[edit]

Ehasz began his writing career in the year 2000, working as a staff writer on Ed and on Mission Hill. In 2001 he took a position as story editor on Matt Groening's animated Fox series Futurama, where he worked until its cancellation in 2003. From 2005 until 2008 he served as a co-executive producer, head writer and director for the acclaimed Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. When Futurama was revived by Comedy Central in 2009, he returned to the writing staff. In the same year he also wrote an episode of the American version of Sit Down, Shut Up.[1]

In 2017, Ehasz co-founded the multimedia studio "Wonderstorm" with video game director Justin Richmond (Uncharted). The studio's first work, the animated fantasy adventure series The Dragon Prince, was released on Netflix on September 14, 2018.[2]

Futurama episodes[edit]

Avatar: The Last Airbender episodes[edit]

  • "The Spirit World (Winter Solstice, Part 1)" (1.07)
  • "The Storm" (1.12)
  • "The Fortuneteller" (with John O'Bryan) (1.14)
  • "The Siege of the North, Part 1" (1.19)
  • "The Siege of the North, Part 2" (1.20)
  • "The Avatar State" (2.01) (with Elizabeth Welch Ehasz, Tim Hedrick & John O'Bryan)
  • "Bitter Work" (2.09)
  • "The Crossroads of Destiny" (2.20)
  • "The Awakening" (3.01)
  • "The Day of Black Sun, Part 2: The Eclipse" (3.11)
  • "Sozin's Comet, Part 1
  • "Sozin's Comet, Part 2: The Old Masters" (3.19)

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 2007 he was nominated for the Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour) Emmy award for his work on the second season of Avatar: The Last Airbender.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aaron Ehasz - Yahoo! TV". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
  2. ^ Robinson, Tasha (10 July 2018). "Avatar: The Last Airbender's head writer has a new Netflix series". The Verge. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  3. ^ TheGeekEvan (July 25, 2010). "Comic Con 2010 Futurama Panel Table Read". YouTube. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
  4. ^ "The 59th Primetime Emmy® Awards and Creative Arts Emmy® Awards Nominees are..." Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Archived from the original on 17 June 2011. Retrieved May 3, 2011.

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