About

Eddsworld is an animated series created by Edd Gould (1988-2012) that follows the misadventures of three buddies: Edd, Matt, and Tom. You can find our videos on YouTube and Newgrounds and our comic strips right here! We also have a Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, where we post Instagram Originals multiple times a week as well as featuring amazing fanart. If you’re a parent or guardian of a young fan, please read out Info for Parents.

The Team

Edd Gould

Edd Gould (1988-2012)
@eddsworld
Founder
Creator of Eddsworld

Matt Hargreaves

Matt Hargreaves
@mattlobster
Managing Director
Voice of Matt

Christopher Bingham

Christopher Bingham
@chriscoolblog
Head of Operations
Additional Voices

Jon Lopez

Jon Lopez
@jonmastu
Lead Animator

Billy Crinion

Billy Crinion
@BillyCrinion
Animation Coordinator

Andy Clift

Andy Clift
@andyWclift
Director

David Kalev-Roy
@DavidToonsYT
Social Media Manager
Animator

Collin Bogert
@PieLordCollin
Animator
Background Artist

Wayne Degen

Wayne Degen Jr.
@Fliglaba
Animator
Illustrator

Vincent Vintdoo

Vincent Vintdoo
@vintdoo
Illustrator

Fran Pun

Franchesca Pun
@FranPun
Animator
Illustrator

Sydney Campbell

Sydney Campbell
@staticbrain_tv (Tw)
@staticbrain_tv (In)
Illustrator

Darcy Wilde

Darcy Wilde
@dxrcyer
Business Development

Christopher Diewald
Christopher Diewald

Christopher Diewald
@the_Diwi
German Localisation

Ed Templer

Ed Templer
@GameHogGames
Voice of Tom

Members of the Bored

Sue Gould

Sue Gould
@susangould15
Head of the Bored

Vicky Gould
Vicky Gould

Vicky Gould
@_VickyGould
Bored Member
Voice of Ell

George Gould
Bored Member
Writer
Voice of Edd

Most comics on the site up to 179 were written and drawn by Edd. 180 onwards are Eddsworld Legacy comics mostly written by Tom and illustrated by Paul ter Voorde and other guest artists like Kati Knitt and Chloe Dungate. Eddsworld Beyond comics start at 258, drawn by the new animation team and a few special guests.

The History of Eddsworld

Edd’s earliest animations were shared on Newgrounds in 2003, where he slowly found an audience and community. The series later moved to YouTube as well. Edd was massively inspired by the British sitcoms he grew up watching, particularly Red Dwarf, as well as American adult animated series like Matt Groening’s The Simpsons and Futurama. This shines through in his early creations, full of homages and easter eggs referencing his favourite TV shows. Eddsworld featured a mixture of short sketches, musical animations, and longer ‘Eddisodes’. The character of Matt was voiced by Edd’s childhood best friend Matt Hargreaves, and Tom by close friend and early collaborator Tom Ridgewell. Early videos also featured a fourth character, Tord, voiced by Tord Larsson, who later left the show.

In 2012, after battling leukaemia for most of his life, Edd passed away. Both he and the Gould family wanted to keep Eddsworld going, so later that year Tom took over as showrunner. Eddsworld Legacy was launched with a very successful crowdfunding campaign, funding several new shorts and Eddisodes. These videos were animated by several guest animators including Paul ter Voorde, Kati Knitt, Jesse Zhang, Anthony Price (aka Kreid), Sandra Rivas, and Brandon Turner. The proceeds from Legacy episodes between 2012 and 2016 were donated to the UK cancer charity CLICSargent in four instalments, totalling just over £80,000 (about $110,000).

After a hiatus which lasted a couple of years, Matt took over as showrunner and creative lead on Eddsworld. With the blessing of Sue Gould (Edd’s mum) he began building a new team to continue the series. Long-time friend of the show (and occasional voice actor) Christopher Bingham was hired as a Team Manager / Social Media Manager, tasked with building out the team, rebooting the social media pages, and recruiting new animators. They subsequently hired Jon Lopez, who became the Lead Animator on the first new animated short, Fan Service 2. Other animators and artists were hired to work on videos, comics, and Instagram Originals, including Vincent Vintdoo, Collin Bogert, Mike Picone, Wayne Degen Jr., Franchesca Pun, Sydney Campbell, and David Kalev-Roy. The team continues to expand and is currently working on more new videos, comics, and original content.

Eddsworld has also kept its close ties to charities, particularly those focusing on cancer, children’s health, and the creative arts. Edd’s Place, a holiday home on the British coast, is funded by proceeds from the show and operated by the Gould family. In partnership with Young Lives vs. Cancer, families with young people suffering from cancer can stay in the home free of charge. The Eddsworld Team advocates for and supports creators from the LGBTQ+ community, and support the Pride movement and Black Lives Matter. On Edd’s Birthday (October 28th) every year the team awards equipment and art supplies to young creators. In 2021 they raised £35,000 with their Red October event, splitting it evenly between Young Lives vs. Cancer and Medicinema. They also regularly support fans in fundraising projects, from live streams to sponsored head-shavings! As the business of Eddsworld grows so do its many charitable initiatives.

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