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Rob Coleman (born April 27, 1964) is a Canadian animation director who works with award-winning Australian visual effects and animation studio, Animal Logic. He joined Animal Logic in 2012 as the studio’s Head of Animation. Coleman is a two-time Oscar nominee for his animation work on Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace and Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and has been nominated for two BAFTA Awards for his work on Men in Black and Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

Rob Coleman
Born (1964-04-27) April 27, 1964 (age 55)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationAnimation Director
Years active1987–present

Prior to Animal Logic, Coleman spent 14 years at Industrial Light & Magic and Lucasfilm Animation, working closely with George Lucas. He was chosen as one of the most creative people in the entertainment industry when he was added to Entertainment Weekly's "It List" in 2002 as their "It CG-Creature Crafter" for his work on digital Yoda. Most recently Rob was the Head of Animation on The Lego Movie and also made contributions to The Lego Batman Movie as well as The Lego Ninjago Movie.

Rob's younger brother William (Bill) Coleman owns Cameron's Brewing Company in Oakville, Ontario.


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  1. ^ "Nominees & Winners for the 72nd Academy Awards". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  2. ^ "The 75th Academy Awards (2003) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved March 27, 2014.

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