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Pamela Ribon

writer Moana, Smurfs: The Lost Village, Untitled Wreck-It Ralph Sequel, Bears, Samantha Who?; comic book writer Rick and Morty, SLAM!

Pamela Ribon is a screenwriter, TV writer, comic book writer, author, and best-selling novelist (Why Girls are Weird, You Take It From Here). She has worked with Walt Disney Animation Studios as a writer on Moana and is writing with Phil Johnston (director/writer) on the upcoming sequel to Wreck-It Ralph. She has written for Sony Animation Pictures (Smurfs: The Lost Village). In the comic book world, Pamela has written issues of Rick and Morty, and is currently creating both a graphic novel and a series for Oni Press. Her roller derby comic SLAM! will be released with Boom! Studios this November. NPR called her comedic memoir Notes to Boys (and Other Things I Shouldn’t Share in Public) “brain-breakingly funny.” She’s been in comedy rooms for both network and cable television, most notably the Emmy award-winning Samantha Who?. Pamela has adapted her popular novels for both film and television, and developed original series and features for ABC, ABC Family, Sony, Warner Bros., Disney Channel and 20th Century Fox Productions. She was a narration consultant on the DisneyNature documentary Bears.