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About Chris

Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey is an Animator/Director/Showrunner with vast experience in both traditional and CG character animation. His career began as an animator at Walt Disney Feature Animation and grew into directing features, TV series, shorts, and theme park ride films. His first short film, Runaway Brain, was nominated for an Academy Award.

As Animation Supervisor on live-action/animation hybrids, Chris contributes to all aspects of the process from storyboarding through post-production. He works closely with directors and visual effects studios to create convincing characters that resonate with an audience. Chris works with both above-the-line and below-the-line talent to ensure the best possible performance of the animated characters.

Chris teaches animation and storyboarding as an adjunct Professor at Chapman University, the Dodge College of Film & Media Arts.