Joshua Taback grew up in New Jersey. At the age of 13 he started taking local drawing classes at the Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art, and went on to receive a BFA in Animation/Film from University of the Arts. His thesis film won him the Academy of Television Arts and Science Internship, kickstarting a rewarding 20-plus year career in the industry.
Josh worked for many years on The Simpsons, which gave him a wide foundation of animating, layout, animation timing, storyboarding and assistant directing. This led to directing on Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (Disney), Dawn of the Croods and Spirit Riding Free (Dreamworks TV.) While on Spirit Josh segued to Supervising Director, and gained insight on a higher tier of production as well as management.
2020 - Animation Consultant
2020 - Director
Spirit Riding Free
2015-2020 - Director / Supervising Director
Dawn of the Croods
2014 - Director
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja
2011-2014 - Director
1994-2009 - Assistant Director (8 Episodes) / Character Layout Artist / Retake Assistant Director
2010-2011 - Storyboard Revisionist
2013 - Storyboard Revisionist