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Sean Patrick Dempsey is a former SpongeBob SquarePants animation director

Biography

Sean Dempsey was an animation director who formerly worked on SpongeBob SquarePants. He was usually teamed up with Paul Tibbitt and Mark O'Hare and occasionally Sherm Cohen in season 1, but beginning with season 2, he was mostly teamed up with Jay Lender, Dan Povenmire, William Reiss, Sam Henderson, and Caleb Meurer, with the only exception being the episode "Artist Unknown," which was written by Walt Dohrn, Paul Tibbitt, and Mark O'Hare.

Before SpongeBob, he worked as one of the animation checkers for The Rugrats Movie. He also worked as an animator for several Don Bluth films.

He won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for the season 3 episode "New Student Starfish" and "Clams" in 2002.

He has also worked on Scooby-Doo, Big City Greens, and Gravity Falls.

Credits

Season 1

  • 5a - "Pizza Delivery" animation director
  • 6a - "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy" animation director
  • 9a - "Nature Pants" animation director
  • 12a - "The Chaperone" animation director
  • 12b - "Employee of the Month" animation director
  • 13a - "Scaredy Pants" animation director
  • 17a - "Arrgh!" animation director
  • 18a - "Texas" animation director
  • 18b - "Walking Small" animation director

Season 2

  • 23a - "Big Pink Loser" animation director
  • 23b - "Bubble Buddy" animation director
  • 25b - "Patty Hype" animation director
  • 27b - "Life of Crime" animation director
  • 30b - "I'm Your Biggest Fanatic" animation director
  • 32a - "Pressure" animation director
  • 36a - "Graveyard Shift" animation director
  • 36b - "Krusty Love" animation director
  • 38b - "Artist Unknown" animation director
  • 40b - "Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm" animation director

Season 3

  • 41b - "SpongeGuard on Duty" animation director
  • 43a - "Just One Bite" animation director
  • 45a - "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV" animation director
  • 47b - "Can You Spare a Dime?" animation director
  • 48b - "Squilliam Returns" animation director
  • 49b - "Rock-a-Bye Bivalve" animation director
  • 53b - "Clams" animation director
  • 57b - "The Camping Episode" animation director
  • 58b - "Plankton's Army" animation director
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