Hailing from Oklahoma, Mitchell came to Los Angeles to attend the California Institute of the Arts. Working for such filmmakers as Tim Burton and Spike Jonze, Mitchell became an accomplished illustrator. His credits include story and storyboard work on Antz, James and the Giant Peach, Monkey Bone, Shrek 2 and the upcoming Shrek 3. In addition, he did writing and storyboard work on the animated series The Ren & Stimpy Show, and wrote for the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants. He also directed the pilot and three episodes of Fox's Greg The Bunny.
In addition, Mitchell worked in development at several major studios, including Disney, DreamWorks, MTV/Nickelodeon, Universal and Sony. He has numerous commercials and music videos to his credit, many involving animation or puppets. He also worked with Sid and Marty Kroft and Hanna Barbera as a writer, puppeteer and storyboard artist.
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