Baboon’s Project Director Joe Vitale has written for such iconic properties as ANGRY BIRDS TOONS and SYLVESTER AND TWEETY and the global preschool mega-hit POCOYO. His recent TV credits also include DISNEY JR.’s P. KING DUCKLING and SPROUT’s award-winning SUPER WINGS. Internationally, his work appears in many series for BOOMERANG, TF1, CARTOON NETWORK and others.
A veteran of DREAMWORKS FEATURE ANIMATION Joe project-directs the writing teams for virtually all of Baboon’s feature film work, while being a team writer on these as well. He co-wrote the forthcoming undersea odyssey DEEP, starring Phil LaMarr from UMedia/ThinkLab, served as a script doctor and comedy rewriter on KHUMBA, starring Liam Neeson and Steve Buscemi and SHEEP & WOLVES starring Tom Felton and Ruby Rose. He’s written and/or led writing teams on nearly a dozen independent animated features in the last five years alone from top European distributors from Luxembourg to Ukraine, including WALKING THE DOG, ULYSSES FILMS and WIZART.
Joe is the creator of the stop-motion animated adult web series THE SHELL SHOW (theshellshow.com), and the iOS app KNOCKOUT NAMES (knockoutnames.com), and he once shook hands with Adam West.