Roque ballesteros

Former animator of Dik Figures, Roque Ballesteros

Roque Ballesteros is a writer, animator, director, and storyboard artist. He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in Film/Animation/Video and currently resides with his wife in San Fransisco. His 2005 episode of Happy Tree Friends, "Mole in the City", won first place for "Animation Made for the Internet" in the Ottawa International Animation Festival. He also worked on The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The Iron Giant and other animated movies from Disney, Warner Bros, Pixar, Blue Sky Studios and others. He also works at Six Point Harness since 2007 along with Alan Lau, Brad Rau, Lyla Warren, Jeff Biancalana & Jason Sadler as the all worked on The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie & Dick Figures.


  • FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue (1998) - storyboard assistant (uncredited)
  • The Rugrats Movie: Activity Challenge (VG 1998) - assistant animator: Wild Brain
  • The Iron Giant (1999) - additional clean-up artist (uncredited)
  • The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)- assistant animator
  • Joe Paradise (2001) - director, supervising animator
  • Happy Tree Friends (TV 2000-) - animator, director, writer, storyboard artist
  • The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (The Lion King 1 1.2) (2004) - storyboard artist (uncredited)
  • Bambi 2 (2006) - storyboard artist (uncredited)
  • The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006) - storyboard artist (uncredited)
  • Brother Bear 2 (2006) - storyboard artist (uncredited)
  • Looney Tunes: Duck Amuck (VG 2007) - layout, animator
  • The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! (2009) - animator
  • Dick Figures (TV 2010-) - animator, director, writer, storyboard artist, layout artist, voice actor