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Barry Johnson

Barry Johnson has worked on feature animated films for Aardman, Disney and DreamWorks as a story and development artist.

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Barry shares story sketches on his blog from unrealized projects that were in development (such as the bears drawing above from DreamWorks), and others that represent the beginnings of memorable moments in films that made it to theaters, such as Timon doing the hula in The Lion King:

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There is a lot more of his work, as well as posts about other story artists on his Tumblr.

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Chris McDonnell

Chris McDonnell

Chris McDonnell’s recent animation productions include segments for Tour de Pharmacy (HBO), Lady Dynamite (Netflix), Comedy Bang Bang (IFC), Kroll Show (Comedy Central), Mike Tyson Mysteries (Adult Swim). Chris’s books include Steven Universe: Art & Origins and Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo, Sasquatch’s Big Hairy Drawing Book, and Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi. He works from his studio McD Workshop and teaches animation at The University of the Arts and Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia.

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