What is your name and your current occupation?
Adam Beechen, freelance television and comic book writer.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
I called dairies to get their credit information when they would apply for loans. I was an assistant to an Oscar-winning screenwriter’s girlfriend, and my job consisted of building her wine racks and returning lingerie she’d bought. I was an extra for one day on “Party of Five” (I was “Blue Blurry Lump Over Charlie’s Shoulder.” No Emmy nomination).
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
RUGRATS, THE WILD THORNBERRYS, JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES, LITTLE BILL, TEEN TITANS, BEN 10, THE BATMAN, BATMAN: BRAVE AND THE BOLD, SCOOBY-DOO: MYSTERY INCORPORATED, THE ADVENTURES OF CHUCK AND FRIENDS, HI HI PUFFY AMIYUMI, EDGAR AND ELLEN. But really, all of them have been fun and an honor to work on.
How did you become interested in animation?
Like everyone else, I grew up on cartoons, and dreamed of having the chance to get to play with the characters in a meaningful way. I didn’t set out to work in animation, but when I moved to LA, (more…)