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Kris Pearn Story Artist

Kris Pearn Story Artist

Kris Pearn makes his directorial debut with Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, teaming in that capacity with Cody Cameron. Pearn most recently served as Story Supervisor on Sony Pictures Animation’s and Aardman’s Arthur Christmas, and was honored for his work with an Annie Award nomination for Best Storyboarding in a [...]

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Steven E. Gordon Artist

Steven E. Gordon Artist

Welcom Steven Gordon to our exhibit floor. He will have his sketchbooks for sale and convention sketches in color and B&W Steven E. Gordon’s professional career began in 1977 when his High School art teacher saw a trade-paper ad asking for portfolio submissions. To everyone’s surprise his slap-dash, disorganized portfolio was accepted and he was [...]

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Tony Bancroft Director

Tony Bancroft Director

Upon graduating from high school, Tony was accepted into the exclusive, Disney sponsored art college, California Institute of the Arts (Cal-Arts) in 1987, where he thrived artistically and developed a lifelong passion for animation. As a result of his time at CalArts, he was “drafted” to the big leagues of Walt Disney Animation Studios. His [...]