Producer & Directors



In 1999 Disney introduced a whole new Tarzan to the world.
Story Creator - ER Burroughs
Music Creators - Collins & Mancino
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Bonnie Arnold - Tarzan's Producer
   Bonnie 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.
Buck & Lima - Tarzan's  Directors
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
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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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