Designer and director in Walt Disney

Designer and director in Walt Disney

Aliki Theofilopoulos is a Director at Walt Disney Television Animation and also the Creator and Co-Producer of «Unnamed Project». She is the Storyboard Artist, Writer and Lyricist of the animated series “Phineas and Ferb”. She began her career on Disney movies such as Hercules and Mulan.

She was born in June 14, 1972 in La Jolla, California. She went to University of Southern California in Los Angeles where she got her Bachelor of Fine Arts in May 1994.

She started her career as Production Assistant in 1994 at Hanna-Barbera Productions till August of 1995. At the same time she was also a Production and Research Assistant at Spumco.

Afterwards she worked as Animation Trainee in Walt Disney Feature Animation and in January 1996 she was working as Rough Animation Assistant next to Animation Greats such as Glen Keane, Eric Goldberg, John Ripa, Dave Pruiksima and Brian Ferguson on films like “Hercules”, “Mulan”, “Tarzan”, “Fantasia 2000”, “Atlantis”, “Treasure Planet” and “Home on the Range”.

In 2002 she was working at Nickelodeon Animation where she helped with the character Designs for the animated series “Stripperella” and till 2005 she was a Character Designer and Storyboard Assistant of “Chalkzone” and “Catscratch”. From March 2005 untill July of the same year, she was Storyboard Assistant of “Johnny Test” at Warner Brothers TV Animation. Then she worked in Nickelodeon Animation as Creator and Co-Producer of YAKI AND YUMI and GIRLS ON THE GO for “Random Cartoons” till June 2006.

Aliki Theofilopoulos next worked in Walt Disney Television Animation as a Storyboard Artist, Writer and Lyricist of the animated series “Phineas and Ferb” where she helped shape the characters, stories and overall tone of the show till January 2014. In the meantime she was Director and Co-Executive Producer on DR. LOLLIPOP for “Cartoon Hangover” series in Frederator and she wrote and storyboarded a Minnie Mouse short for the program «Mickey Mouse Shorts».