Chris Wedge is a producer and director known for his work as a voice actor for animated films. He is American; his full name is John Christian Wedge and was born in Binghamton in New York Click to look into! >> Read More... New York . He graduated from Fayetteville-Manlius High School in 1975 and later received BFA in Film from SUNY at Purchase in 1981 at New York. At the age of 12, he was fascinated by the animation technology, and he followed the Yellow Ball Workshop, which he thought was very interesting. He did an Art Education at Ohio State University and MA in Computer Graphics. He taught at the New York City’s School of Visual Arts. He met Carlos Saldanha Carlos Saldanha is an animated motion picture dire >> Read More... Carlos Saldanha at the School which eventually became his directing partner in future. He had a clear aim in his mind and always loved his way around directing. He started working for the MAGI/SynthaVision as a principal animator on the Disney film Tron in 1982. He also did some other works during that period like Where The Wild Things Are (1983), George Shrinks, Dinosaur Bob and Santa Calls. He co-founded Blue Sky Studios along with Carl Ludwig, Michael Ferraro, Alison Brown, Eugene Troubetzkoy and David Brown David Brown was born on July 28, 1916, and passed >> Read More... David Brown . He was the Vice-President of Creative Development, which is one of the best computer animation studios. He also formed a film production company named WedgeWorks. He was involved in many great’s works including the short animated film Bunny. He also received Academy Award for the best animated short film in 1998. His work moved along great with many small stints, but in 2002, Wedge directed Blue Sky Studio’s first computer animated film, Ice Age Click to look into! >> Read More... Ice Age . It received tremendous response from the audience and earned him great fame. He also gave his voice in the movie for the role of Scrat and Dodo. The character was a total hit and was loved by all. He continued the role and also appeared their sequels.

In 2005, Chris directed Robots, which was created by him and William Joyce. The movie was a super hit and gave Chris the confidence to do more films. He gave his voice in many films like Gone Nutty, Aunt Fanny’s Tour of Booty, Family Guy, The Simpson and Ice Age series. In 2013, he created a new live action/animated franchise with Paramount Animation. The first film was titled Monster Trucks Click to look into! >> Read More... Monster Trucks with the whooping budget of 100 million dollars. He lives in with his wife, Jeanne Markel in Katonah, New York along. They have a beautiful family of four with a daughter and a son named Sarah and Jack. Throughout his career, he claimed many prizes and awards. He received Ottawa International Animation Festival Award for Best Production in less than 10 minutes in length for Joe’s Apartment. He also got Drama International Short Film Festival Award, Nashville Film Festival Award and Oberhausen International Short Film Festival Award in 1999 for his work in the field of animation. In 2003, he won the Animation Director of the Year at ShowWest Convention Award for Ice Age. He has always loved the work he does and that has made him do better every next time.

Chris Sanders English Actor

Chris Sanders

Christopher Michael "Chris" Sanders is an animation director, illustrator and voice actor of America. He recognized for his work in the Disney animated feature "Lilo & Stitch" and DreamWorks "How to Train Your Dragon," as a co-writer and the director, and he had lent his voice for Stitch, a fictional character in "Lilo & Stitch." Sanders was born on March 12, 1962, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He went to Arvada High School in Arvada, Colorado. At the age of 10, after seeing Ward Kimball animated shorts on "The Wonderful World of Disney," Chris fell in love with animations. He graduated in 1984 from California Institute of the Arts. After his graduation, Sanders started his career as a character designer for Muppet Babies at Marvel Productions for four years. In 1987, he moved over to Walt Disney Feature Animation studio, where he turned as a storyboard artist, production designer, artistic director and character designer on "The Lion King", "Beauty and the Beast", and "Mulan". His work on the movie "Mulan" earned him two Annie Awards in the storyboarding and screenwriting categories. It led him to write, direct, and voice "Lilo & Stitch." Sanders then moved to DreamWorks Animation where he co-wrote, co-directed and did character design for How to Train Your Dragon. His upcoming films are "The cards 2 "and "How to Train Your Dragon 3" set to be released in 2017 and 2018 respectively.   Another Version Christopher Michael "Chris" Sanders is an animation director, illustrator and voice actor of America.  He is recognized for his work in the Disney animated feature "Lilo & Stitch" and DreamWorks "How to Train Your Dragon," as a co-writer and the director, and he had lent his voice for Stitch, a fictional character in "Lilo & Stitch." So Stitch has become his nickname. Sanders was born on March 9, 1962, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Chris was the middle of three children. Art was the dominant thing in his family.  He did his schooling at Arvada High School in Arvada, Colorado. When Chris was 10, he fell in love with animations after seeing Ward Kimball's animated shorts on "The Wonderful World of Disney." He graduated in 1984 from California Institute of the Arts.     After his graduation, Sanders has started his career as a character designer for Muppet Babies at Marvel Productions for four years. Quirky sense of humor and art style. In 1987, he moved over to Walt Disney Feature Animation studio, where He turned as a storyboard artist, production designer, artistic director and character designer on "The Lion King", "Beauty and the Beast",  and "Mulan".  His work on the movie "Mulan" earned him two Annie Awards in the storyboarding and screenwriting categories. It led him to write, direct, and voice "Lilo & Stitch."     Sanders then moved to DreamWorks Animation where he co-wrote, co-directed and did character design for "How to Train Your Dragon". He often works with Dean DeBlois. His movies often contain surprise twists; Strong, tough female characters and main characters are often loners or misfits. His animated fictional character Stitch has also appeared in video games.  The comedy-adventure feature film "The Croods", which released on March 22, 2013. He is currently working on  "The Croods 2 ", it has been set to release in 2017 and "How to Train Your Dragon 3", it has been stated to release in 2018.  

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Gavin Hood

Gavin Hood born on May 12th,1963, is a filmmaker, director, producer, and actor who hails from South America. He was born in Johannesburg, South America in a theatrical family. So, his first choice was to study film. He graduated from the St. Stithians College, University of Witwatersrand. He started his career in directing when he was paid to make educational dramas for the South African Department of Health. His first drama was the Storekeeper. Hood’s first feature film was A Reasonable Man. This film portrays the story revolving around the killing of a young child, who was mistaken to be a tokoloshe, who is a water spirit. He directed The Polish Language in 2001 when the director fell ill. After Polish, he directed Tsotsi in 2005. For Tsotsi, he won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In 2000, a magazine called Variety declared him as one of the ten directors to watch. He directed Rendition, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine. These two movies gave him immense success. Preceding the release of the film, he spoke about the political undercurrent of the same. In 2011, Hood started working at Orson Scott’s Ender’s Game. He directed the movie and released in November the same year. He also acted and directed Eye In The Sky which launched in 2015. Hood appeared in this film and played the role of Colonel Ed. Welsh. Hood presented his movie Eye In The Sky at the Miami International Film Festival and pointed out the mistakes of Wolverine. As an actor, Hood has made appearances in many shows, owing to the increase in his popularity. He has appeared in Enemy Hands, and Lockdown. He also appeared in two martial arts film, American Kickboxer, and Kickboxer 5. In 2013, he also appeared in Ender’s Game as the capture voice performer. Gavin Hood married twice. His first wife was Janine, and the second wife is Nerissa Black. He is married to Nerissa till the present day. 

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Gavin Hood English Actor