Jan Van Rijsselberge

Jan Van Rijsselberge is a creator, designer and producer from Belgium who is credited on multiple animated TV series, including Robotboy, Hairy Scary and Santa's Apprentice. After getting a diploma in Animation Film Directing in Gent (Belgium), Jan Van Rijsselberge began his career as an animator and a supervisor. In 1996 he co-directed Lil' Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers. For over a decade he has been the creative director at Alphanim in Paris, where he created series such as Robotboy, Hairy Scary, X-Duckx, Zombie Hotel, Sophie, Spaced Out, Gawayn, Delta State, Matt's Monsters, Potatoes and Dragons, Ralf the Record Rat, The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog, The Baskervilles, Spencer, and Santa's Apprentice.[1] Jan Van Rijsselberge is currently Studio 100's creative director, working primarily at their Paris office.[2] One of his specialties as of 2010 is taking traditional 2D animated shows such as Maya the Bee and Vicky the Viking and modernizing them for a full cg animation production. In 2013 he created the show Dude, That's My Ghost!

Writing credits

Production Notes Broadcaster
  • 78 episodes (2001–2006)
France 3
Fox Kids
Spaced Out
  • Unknown episodes (2002)
France 3
  • 27 episodes (2004)
France 5
Potatoes and Dragons
  • 77 episodes (2004)
  • 23 episodes (2005–2008)
Cartoon Network
France 3
  • 5 episodes (2006)
Starz Kids & Family
Zombie Hotel
  • 17 episodes (2006)
Starz Kids & Family
Maya the Bee
  • 78 episodes (2012)
Dude, That's My Ghost!
  • 7 episodes (2013)
Disney Channel

Awards and nominations

Year Award Work Category Result Reference
2007 SACD Awards N/A Animation Award Won


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