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Lance Kramer

Lance Kramer is an animation director on The Simpsons and Futurama. He was as an additional sequence director for The Simpsons Movie. He also worked as an assistant animator on Tom and Jerry: The Movie and served as a storyboard artist for Garfield and Friends.


Kramer graduated from Bismarck High School in Bismarck, North Dakota. He graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in film production.

The Simpsons episodes

Kramer directed the following episodes:

Season 11

Season 12

Season 13

Season 14

Season 16

Season 18

Season 19

Season 20

Season 21

Season 22

Season 23

Season 25

Season 26

Season 28

Season 29

Season 30

  • "'Tis the 30th Season"

Futurama episodes

Kramer directed the following episodes:

Season 7

Kramer directed "Denny Goes Air-Surfing", a two-minute short subject which aired as part of Spike and Mike's 1991 Festival of Animation. In it, a young dragon named Denny decides to air-surf on a 747, to the accompaniment of Joe Satriani's instrumental rock song "Surfing with the Alien". His other works can also be found on the web at and on his blog at

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