Johnny Tesoro


Johnny Tesoro

Supervisiing Animation Director 2D at Bardel Entertainment Inc

Johnny has been working in the TV animation industry for 19 years and has been with Bardel for over 13 of those years. He has worked for major studios like Warner Bros., Disney TV, and StarBurns in Vancouver, Toronto and Los Angeles. As the Supervising Animation Director at Bardel, Johnny uses his technical experience and education to help build strong teams, provide technical information, and counsel Bardel’s artists on creative development to facilitate high quality work in a fun and professional environment.

In his role as Supervising Animation Director at Bardel, Johhny worked on five seasons of the hit Warner Brothers show, Teen Titans Go!, Rick and Morty (Adult Swim) seasons 1, 2 & 3 and Harmon Quest, season 2. He has also been an overseas supervisor for Jake and the Neverland Pirates (Disney) and Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty (Funrise). Currently, he is the Supervising Director on Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty airing on Nickelodeon, not to mention a couple of high-profile, unannounced shows that are top-secret!

He graduated from Capilano University’s Commercial Animation Program and the University of Victoria with a degree in Psychology and Sociology.