He also worked as a supervising animator on Pocahontas (1995) and Home on the Range (2004).

[4]:6,11 After it was put on hold during 2010,[6] the film was officially announced in December 2011 under the title Frozen, with a release date of November 27, 2013. At CalArts, Buck became friends with both John Lasseter[2] and Michael Giaimo, whom he would work with many years later on Frozen. [9] It was released in November 2019. Signature Voice Actors: Jim Cummings • Alan Tudyk • Katie Lowes • John DiMaggio • Maurice LaMarche • Jodi Benson • David Ogden Stiers • Jesse Corti • Paul Briggs • Raymond S. Persi • Phil Johnston • Frank Welker • Bill Farmer • Brian Cummings He has won for one Academy Award, Annie Award and BAFTA Award, and has been nominated for two Academy, two BAFTA and five Annie Awards. When the Going Gets Tough Bill & Ted Are History, The Call of the Wild/Emma./Hunters/Frozen II, Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic, D'Frosted: Disney's Journey from Hans Christian Andersen to Frozen. Occupation Chief Creative Officer: Jennifer Lee

Chris Buck was born on February 24, 1958 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Christopher James Buck. 12 wins & 18 nominations. Children 1942) Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. Buck's credits include a number of animated commercials (including some with the Keebler Elves) for such Los Angeles-based production entities as FilmFair, Kurtz & Friends, and Duck Soup. In 2008, Buck's old friend Lasseter, by then Disney Animation's chief creative officer, persuaded him to come back to Disney from Sony.

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1959), American author; Andy Barrie (b. [13], (supervising animator: "Percy", "Grandmother Willow" & "Wiggins"), The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic, Best Directing in an Animated Feature Production, Best Writing in an Animated Feature Production, "Walt Disney Animation Studios turns 90 in colorful fashion", "Chris Jenkins, Ash Brannon, and Chris Buck Are Creating Waves in Their New Film 'Surf's Up, "Walt Disney Animation Gives 'The Snow Queen' New Life, Retitled 'Frozen' – But Will It Be Hand Drawn? On March 12, 2015, Disney announced that Buck and Lee would co-direct Frozen II, the sequel to Frozen. Creator of Frozen, animation director Chris Buck, admits working on sequel to the blockbuster is daunting . He has won for one Academy Award, Annie Award and BAFTA Award, and has been nominated for two Academy, two BAFTA and five Annie Awards. Christopher James "Chris" Buck is an American film director and animator who has worked for Walt Disney Animation Studios since 1978. He is known for his work on. [10] On March 2, 2014, upon accepting the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for co-directing Frozen at the 86th Academy Awards, Buck dedicated the award to his son Ryder. Visual Development, Layout, Background Artists and Character Designers: Gustaf Tenggren • Mary Blair • Joe Grant • Mel Shaw • Claude Coats • Don DaGradi • John Hench • Eyvind Earle • Ken O'Connor • Thor Putnam • Albert Hurter • John Hubley Background information

Buck also helped design characters for the 1989 animated blockbuster The Little Mermaid, performed experimental animation for The Rescuers Down Under (1990) and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), and was an animator on The Fox and the Hound (1981). He also worked as a supervising animator on Pocahontas and Home on the Range. [11], Their oldest son, Ryder, died at age 23 on October 27, 2013, in a car collision, when he was hit by two cars after his car broke down on the Glendale Freeway. Source "[12], Reed lent his voice to Arnold, a little penguin from Surf's Up, directed by his father. Chris Buck [1], A native of Wichita, Kansas, Buck was inspired to explore animation by the first film he ever saw in a movie theatre as a child: Disney's Pinocchio. Animators: Bill Tytla • Art Babbitt • Preston Blair • Fred Moore • Shamus Culhane • Cy Young • Don Lusk • Norman Ferguson • Hal King • Jack Hannah • Jack Kinney • Hal Ambro • Ken O'Brien • Judge Whitaker • Bill Justice • Don Bluth • Gary Goldman • Charles A. Nichols • Blaine Gibson • John Kennedy • John Ewing • Walt Stanchfield • Fred Hellmich • Andy Paliwoda • Wilfred Jackson • Xavier Atencio They have three children.

One Plus One / By Peta Yoshinaga. Chris Buck, Director: Frozen. [4]:33 He began his career as an animator with Disney in 1978. Known For He is ... Born: February 24, 1958 Art Department S.S. Wilson - Tremors 2. Signature Musicians: Sherman Brothers • Robert B. Sherman • Richard Sherman • Alan Menken • Kristen Anderson-Lopez • Robert Lopez • Lin-Manuel Miranda • Howard Ashman • Tim Rice • Stephen Schwartz • Marc Shaiman Chris Buck (born February 24, 1958) is an American film director known for co-directing Tarzan (1999), Surf's Up (2007) (which was nominated for the 2007 Oscar for Best Animated Feature), Frozen (2013), which won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2014, and Frozen II (2019).

Nationality [citation needed]. Rubs everywhere, both old and new, as well as a ton of white … Director Chris Buck confirms that, in his mind, the parents from ''Tarzan'' (left) are the same parents from ''Frozen'' (right), with Tarzan taking place after the shipwreck. Animator, film director, screenwriter Chris Buck is a photographer and director based in New York and Los Angeles. 1945), Canadian radio personality based in Toronto ; Cait Brennan (b. Frozen 2: ‘Show Yourself’ Song Was Almost Cut from Movie, Frozen 3: Kristen Anderson-Lopez Jokes She’ll Begin Work ‘As Soon as There’s a Vaccine’, Annecy 2020 Online’s Masterclasses and Previews, from ‘Spider-Verse’ Follow-Up to ‘Frozen 2’ Doc. Buck went on to co-direct Surf's Up at Sony Pictures Animation, which was released in June 2007.[5]. ; Billy Connolly (b. Besides his work as a co-director on Tarzan and Frozen, Buck's other credits at Disney also include the 1995 animated feature Pocahontas, where he oversaw the animation of three central characters: Percy, Grandmother Willow and Wiggins. [7] In turn, Buck persuaded Giaimo to come back to Disney to serve as the film's art director,[4]:33 for which Giaimo would go on to win the Annie Award for Best Production Design in an Animated Feature Production.

1969), American singer/songwriter and screenwriter. Associated Figures: Bob Iger • Roy Edward Disney • Michael Eisner • John Lasseter • Ed Catmull • Jeffrey Katzenberg We're Only Here Once, "How to Follow Up 'Frozen'? In September 2014 it was announced that Buck and Lee would co-direct a short film based on the Frozen characters called Frozen Fever. ", "Disney short 'Frozen Fever' coming in spring 2015, with new song", "The Tragic Death of Local Musician Ryder Buck, and His Uplifting Story", "Ryder Buck: 'Live and Love.

Supervising Animators: Glen Keane • Andreas Deja • Alex Kupershmidt • Eric Goldberg • Mark Henn • John Pomeroy • T. Daniel Hofstedt • Tony Bancroft • Tom Bancroft • Tony Fucile • Russ Edmonds • Duncan Marjoribanks • Ruben Aquino • Nik Ranieri • Ron Husband • Rick Farmiloe • Tom Sito • Tony Anselmo