Bob Camp is an animator, cartoonist, comic book artist, director, and producer. Camp has been nominated for two Emmys, a CableACE Award, and an Annie Award for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show.
Camp started his animation career as a designer for animated series such as ThunderCats, Silverhawks, TigerSharks, and several other series produced by Rankin/Bass. He then worked as a designer on The Real Ghostbusters for DiC, and later as a storyboard artist on Tiny Toon Adventures for Warner Bros. Television.
Camp was a co-founder of and director for Spümcø, the animation studio that created The Ren & Stimpy Show. He played a major role in the studio's creative force until September 21, 1992, when he left to work for Games Productions (a.k.a. Games Animation), the animation studio Nickelodeon initially created to continue work on the The Ren and Stimpy show series after Spümcø had been fired. At Games, Camp was promoted to creative director of The Ren and Stimpy show and supervised work on the episodes made. After Ren and Stimpy had ended in 1995, Camp and former Ren and Stimpy writer Jim Gomez began developing a new series for Nickelodeon titled Kid Komet and Galaxy Gal, which was never picked up for a full series.
In the 2000s, Camp worked as a storyboard artist on animated feature films such as Looney Tunes: Back in Action and Ice Age: The Meltdown.
Camp currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts.
He got involved with Robotboy from series 2 (season 3 and 4). Along with Heath Kenny, he directed some episodes from season 3 and 4, giving a helping hand to Charlie Bean who was the only director for series 1 (seasons 1 and 2).
Along with Heath Kenny he directed the following episodes:
- Six Million Euro Man
- Robogus and the G-Machine
- Foot Brawl
- Remote Out of Control
- Tragic Magic
- Clammadon Rising
- Science Fear
- Udder Madness
- The Return of Robotgirl
- Momma's Boy
Camp was also the writer of the following episodes:
- Matt Jones, the storyboard artist of Tragic Magic, considers Camp a "Cartoon Maestro".