Francis Glebas (born April 12, 1952) is an American keynote speaker, writer, film director, storyboard artist, and teacher. He also directed in Fantasia 2000 (1999)[1] and Piglet's Big Movie (2003).[2] He worked in films such as Aladdin (1992), The Lion King (1994), Pocahontas (1995), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Hercules (1997), Dinosaur (2000), Treasure Planet (2002), The Incredibles (2004), Space Chimps (2008), Rio (2011) and Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012).

Francis Glebas
Born (1952-04-12) April 12, 1952 (age 72)
Occupation(s)Storyboard artist, Film director, writer, keynote speaker, teacher
SpouseDenise Kress

Career edit

He has taught and consulted on animation, story, storytelling and storyboarding at the New York Institute of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles, Gnomon School of Visual Effects and Walt Disney Imagineering.

Personal life edit

He has given Keynote speeches at TMRE 2016, CalArts 2016, Gnomon School of Visual Effects 2017.[citation needed]

Filmography edit

Publications edit

  • Directing the Story: Professional Storyboarding and Storytelling Techniques for Live Action and Animation, Focal Press, 2008.
  • The Animator's Eye, Focal Press, 2012.
  • Iggy's Incredibly Easy Way to Write a Story, 2012

References edit

  1. ^ Kuklenski, Valerie. "'Fantasia 2000' breaks many Disney rules". Deseret News, January 7, 2000, pp. W6, W7. Retrieved on June 16, 2013.
  2. ^ Lemire, Christy. "'Piglet's Big Movie' charms its way into children's hearts" (Review). The Daily Gazette, March 21, 2003, p. D2. Retrieved on June 16, 2013.

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