These chosen famous animators will undoubtedly make you fall in love with them for, at minimum, what they have contributed to animation. Here is BOA's list of Top 7 Famous Animators you'll love and learn from:
1. Chuck Jones
Chuck contributed many new ideas to the gateway of animation. Among the famous characters he brought to life in the developing animation world are Bugs Bunny, Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote, and dozens more classic favorites.
2. Aaron Blaise
Some of Aaron's long list of experiences include Animator, Director, Writer, Creature Design, Visual Developer, and many more. He was the actual animator of the famous animated characters Beast, Jasmine and Rajah, young Nala, and Pocahontas.
3. Max and Dave Fleischer
They are genuinely considered Walt Disney's main rivals in the early stages of the animation and motion graphics film industry. Max and Dave Fleischer's well-known created characters include Popeye and Betty Boop in their repertoire. Max invented the rotoscope.
4. Glen Keane
Glen was inducted as a Disney Legend in 2013. Given the literal title, he had an exhibition about him in The Walt Disney Family Museum for six months. He spent 38 years working on some of these well-loved films like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Alladin, Pocahontas, Tarzan, and Tangled.
5. John Lasseter
John directed Pixar's first fully computer-animated film Toy Story and produce or directed many other well-loved films including the Toy Story series, A Bug's Life, Cars, Monsters Inc. and Finding Nemo.
6. Eric Goldberg
Director of Pocahontas, Supervising animator of the Genie in Aladdin, Phil in Hercules, Louis in The Princess and the Frog, Rabbit in Winnie the Pooh plus Hand-Drawn Animation Supervisor in Moana are on the list of Eric Goldberg's Disney contributions.
7. Walt Disney
This famous animator holds the record for most Academy Awards won - individual Oscar wins at 22 and nominations at 59. He is the only animator included in the Director's Guild of America Honorary Lifetime Member Recipients.