Peter Ramsey

United States

Peter Ramsey began his career as a storyboard artist on a notable number of live action feature films such as Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Boyz n the Hood, Minority Report, Being John Malkovich, and Fight Club, among many others. He served as Second Unit Director on live action feature films including Tank Girl and Godzilla. Making a transition to the world of feature animation, Peter joined Dreamworks Animation as a Story Artist on Shrek 3, and Head of Story on Monsters vs. Aliens. He went on to direct the Monsters vs. Aliens TV special Mutant Pumpkins From Outer Space! after which he directed the 2012 feature film Rise of the Guardians, starring Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law and Hugh Jackman. He was most recently one of the directors of Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, released in December of 2018 by Sony Pictures Animation, which was awarded the BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film. Peter is a member of AMPAS, the DGA and the Art Directors’ and Animation Guilds.