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Chris Buck

Chris Buck

American film director

CHRIS BUCK

He is an American animation director and screenwriter.

He was born on October 25, 1960, in Wichita (Kansas, USA).

He took interest in animation when he was a child, when for the first time he watched the animated film Pinocchio on the big screen.

Graduated from California University of the Arts with a degree in character animation. He worked as an animator on such films as "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (1988) and "The Little Mermaid" (1989).

His directorial debut was an episode of the animated series Home Dog (1993).

In 1995 he wrote his first screenplay for the animated film Pocahontas. In 2008, he was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on the animated film "Catch the Wave!" (2007).

He is best known as the director of the animated film Cold Heart, which was enthusiastically received by audiences and won the prestigious Oscar and BAFTA awards for best animated film.

PRIZES AND AWARDS

BAFTA Award:

2014 - Best Animated Feature ("Cold Heart")

Academy Award:

2014 - Best Animated Feature ("Cold Heart")

Golden Globe Award:

2014 - Best Animated Feature ("Cold Heart")

Georges Award:

2014 - Best Animated Film ("Cold Heart")

Saturn Award:

2014 - Best Animated Film ("Cold Heart")

Timeline

October 25, 1960
Chris Buck was born in Wichita.

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Kim Renfro
September 30, 2019
Business Insider
The creators of the coming Disney movie had already cut the scene with the character's weapon, but then they saw how much people loved it and put it back in.
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