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Gabe Hordos

Gabe Hordos

Gabe Hordos is concluding his role as Head of Character Animation on DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians, which is scheduled for release on November 21, 2012. The film is an epic adventure in which classic childhood heroes are re-imagined and united for the first time ever to battle forces of evil and protect children of the world.

Prior to his role on Rise of the Guardians, Gabe served as the Supervising Animator of “Toothless” on DWA’s How to Train Your Dragon. His work was recognized with an Annie Award for Best Character Animation in a Feature Production and also with a VES Award for Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture.

Additional credits at the studio include: Kung Fu Panda, Bee Movie, Flushed Away (for which he won an Annie Award for Best Character Animation in a Feature Production), Shark Tale, and Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas.

Gabe is originally from Saskatchewan, Canada.