Mike B. Anderson

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Mike B. Anderson
Mike B. Anderson by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Anderson at the 2009 Comic Con in San Diego
Michael B. Anderson

1973 (age 46–47)
Other namesMikel B. Anderson
OccupationTelevision director
Known forThe Simpsons
Spouse(s)Celia Mercer

Mike B. Anderson (born 1973), sometimes credited as Mikel B. Anderson, is an American television director who works on The Simpsons and has directed numerous episodes of the show, and was animated in "The Secret War of Lisa Simpson" as cadet Anderson. While a college student, he directed the live action feature films Alone in the T-Shirt Zone (1986) and Kamillions (1989). Since 1990, he has worked primarily in animation including being a consulting producer on the series, "The Oblongs", and story consultant on "Tripping the Rift".

He has won two Emmy Awards for directing Simpsons episodes, "Homer's Phobia" in 1997 and "HOMR" in 2001. For "Homer's Phobia" he won the Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement: Directing in a TV Production,[1] and the WAC Winner Best Director for Primetime Series at the 1998 World Animation Celebration.[2] Mike was also a sequence director on "The Simpsons Movie" (2007), was the supervising director on "The Simpsons Ride" at Universal Studios and is currently the supervising director for "The Simpsons" television series.

The Simpsons episodes directed by Anderson[edit]

Season 7[edit]

Season 8[edit]

Season 9[edit]

Season 10[edit]

Season 11[edit]

Season 12[edit]

Season 13[edit]

Season 14[edit]

Season 15[edit]

Season 16[edit]

Season 17[edit]

Season 18[edit]

Season 19[edit]

Season 21[edit]

Season 27[edit]


  1. ^ "25th Annual Annie Award Nominees and Winners". AnnieAwards.com. Archived from the original on April 30, 2007. Retrieved April 10, 2007.
  2. ^ "World Animation Celebration: 1998". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved April 10, 2007.

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