Peter Hudecki

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Peter Hudecki
Born 1954 (1954)
Canada
Occupation Animator, Professor
Years active 1977 - present
Awards Gemini Awards, Emmy Awards

Peter Hudecki (born 1954) is an animator. He directed the Roseanne Barr animated series Little Rosey, and was Chief Modelmaker for Gemini Award- and Emmy Award-winning series Rolie Polie Olie.

Biography[edit]

Peter Hudecki, a 30-year veteran in the animation industry, has fulfilled multiple roles, including director and producer. Some of his earlier experiences include animation work for television series such as Scooby-Doo and The Flintstones.

Career[edit]

Hudecki originally was an animator at Nelvana starting from A Cosmic Christmas in 1977 through Rock & Rule in 1983. He was storyboard supervisor for the first season of Inspector Gadget.[1] He was a line producer for 1986's Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation, as well as for Ewoks and Droids for Lucasfilm.[2] In 1990, he directed the Roseanne Barr animated series Little Rosey, produced by Nelvana for the American Broadcasting Company.[3]

He was line producer for Babar, and a second-unit director on the series The Adventures of Tintin.[3] He was a storyboard artist for the live action films Cocktail, The Freshman, Searching for Bobby Fischer, A Simple Wish and Bless the Child. In television, he was also a storyboard artist for Nickelodeon's Animorphs and Nick Jr.'s The Backyardigans. He also had the same job for Showtime's original movies Deacons for Defense, Soldier's Girl and Jasper, Texas.[3]

He was Chief Modelmaker for Gemini Award- and Emmy Award-winning series Rolie Polie Olie.[3]

He has been involved various commercials, including Rice Krispies, 7Up, and Planters Peanuts; and provided the main lip sync and facial animation for the Bud Light commercial Smooth Monkey during the 2004 Super Bowl.[4]

Hudecki has lectured and taught at various post-secondary institutions,[5] and is a senior instructor on the animation course at Durham College.[4][6]

Awards[edit]

Years Awards
2005
  • Lip sync in Animation, Toronto Animated Image Society [7]

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