Arnold - Producer
Bonnie Arnold is the producer for Disney's
Tarzan. She has a B.S. in journalism from the University
of Georgia and a M.S. in journalism from Boston University.
Her interest in journalism led her to her first professional assignment
as unit publicist for American Playhouse's debut production, King
of America. From there she went on to work with several
independant filmmakers. Arnold has worked on many live-action
films, like Dances with Wolves, The Slugger's Wife,
The Addams Family, The Last of the Mohicans, Hero, Stars
and Bars, The Mighty Quinn, and Revenge.
In 1995 she helped make motion picture history in producing Disney/Pixar's
Toy Story, the computer-animated feature.
||Chris Buck - Director
Chris Buck is one of the two directors
for Disney's Tarzan. With nearly two decades (since
1978) of outstanding contributions as an animator, supervising animator
and character designer and directing for Disney, Buck finally got
his feature directing debut on Tarzan. Chris Buck was
born in Wichita, Kansas. He studied character animation for
two years at CalArts before his career at Disney as an animator
on the animated features Fox and the Hound, The Little Mermaid,
and The Rescuers Down Under. On Pocahontas
Buck over saw three of the main characters, Percy (the little dog),
Grandmother Willow, and Wiggins (Ratcliffe's servant). Some freelance
work includes TV commercials (including the Keebler elves), and
Stephen Speilberg's Amazing Stories.
||Kevin Lima - Director
Kevin Lima is one of the two directors
on Disney's Tarzan. His first directing debut was on
Disney's A Goofy Movie, where he was given complete solo
credit. His distinguished career has led him to be an animator,
character designer and storyman for Disney and other studios.
Lima was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Since an early
age he has always had a love for animation and theatre. At
the Disney studios he has animated many characters in feature films
like Oliver & Company, The Little Mermaid, and
Beauty and the Beast. In the earliest stages of development,
Lima helped in storyboarding The Lion King, and Aladdin.
Because of his well-rounded knowledge of animation, character
design (from scratch), casting voice and music talent, working
with other animators to bring the movie to life, and a vast knowledge
of the filmmaking process he is prepared for a wide variety of future
animated and live-action projects.
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