Duane Capizzi

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Capizzi at the 2008 Screenwriting Expo

Duane Capizzi is an American writer and television producer.[1] He is known for his extensive work in animated series for television, including the Emmy Award-winning Transformers: Prime for which he was Co-Executive Producer and Head Writer, and co-developed its follow-up Transformers: Robots in Disguise. For Warner Bros Animation, he was writer/producer of the animated series The Batman as well as its spin-off feature, The Batman vs. Dracula. He wrote the first DC Universe animated feature, Superman: Doomsday (based on The Death of Superman saga, and directed by Bruce Timm).[1] Other animated series producing/writing credits include Jackie Chan Adventures, Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot, Men in Black: The Series, and series development on the CG animated Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles for Sony Pictures Television. He was Writer and Story Editor for both animated spin-offs of Jim Carrey movies, Ace Ventura Pet Detective and The Mask. He also wrote and story-edited for several 'Disney Afternoon' TV series including Darkwing Duck, Aladdin, TaleSpin, and Bonkers. He began his career in animation writing scripts for Robotech II: The Sentinels for Harmony Gold.The series was never produced, but led to writing and story-editing on ALF: The Animated Series.

In early 2019, Capizzi serves as showrunner for the animated TV series adaptation of Carmen Sandiego.


  1. ^ a b Ryan Ball (July 25, 2006). "Warner Bros. Animates DC Universe". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2010-06-20.

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