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Aaron Ehasz is an American television writer and producer whose worked as head writer on Avatar: The Last Airbender, additionally penning thirteen episodes himself; he also worked on two Avatar comics. He is the ex-husband of former Avatar writer Elizabeth Welch Ehasz.

Avatar: The Last Airbender credits

Co-producer

Episode writer

Head episode writer

Comic writer

Selected other credits

Television work

Career

Ehasz began his writing career in 2000, working as a staff writer on Ed and Mission Hill. In 2001, he took a position as story editor on Matt Groening's animated series Futurama, working there until its cancellation in 2003; he later returned to the writing staff when it was revived by Comedy Central in 2009. In the same year, he also wrote an episode of the American version of Sit Down, Shut Up. In 2007, he was nominated for an Emmy award for his work on the second season of Avatar: The Last Airbender.

In the years following, he worked as creative director at Riot Games before leaving the company in 2016. He subsequently founded entertainment start-up Wonderstorm with two colleagues, focusing on video games and TV animation; also on the team at the studio was former Avatar director Giancarlo Volpe. Ehasz and his colleagues begun work on an original series in partnership with Netflix, titled The Dragon Prince, which was released on September 14, 2018. The team is also working on a Triple-A video game set in the same world as the series.[1]

Trivia

  • It was Aaron Ehasz who introduced the idea of Toph being a female instead of the original male earthbending teacher.[2]

References

  1. MWM Backs New Media Co. Wonderstorm from Riot Games Alums. Animation Magazine (December 12, 2017). Retrieved on March 31, 2018.
  2. Ed Liu (2008-04-22). Toon Zone News Interviews Bryan Konietzko and Mike DiMartino on Avatar: The Last Airbender. AnimeSuperhero.com. Retrieved on August 31, 2020.
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