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Kelly Asbury


Kelly Asbury is the Director of Sony Pictures Animation's upcoming all-new CG-animated feature film reboot of the popular Smurfs franchise, Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017) (working title only), set for release on March 31, 2017. Asbury also Directed and Co-Wrote the 3D computer-animated feature film, Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) (Disney/Touchstone ... See full bio »
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Known For

Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Art Department
(1991)
Shrek 2
Shrek 2 Director
(2004)
Gnomeo & Juliet
Gnomeo & Juliet Director
(2011)
The Nightmare Before Christmas
(1993)

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 2014 Achmed Saves America (Video) (original character design)
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (artistic supervisor: story)
 1996 Quack Pack (TV Series) (storyboard - 1 episode)
- Ducky Dearest (1996) ... (storyboard)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (storyboard supervisor)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (assistant art director - as Kelly Adam Asbury)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (visual development artist)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (storyboard artist) / (visual development)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (visual development artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
 1984 The Littles (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 8 episodes)
- The Littles' Halloween (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
- Every Little Vote Counts (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
- Looking for Grandma Little (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
- Twins (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
- For the Birds (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
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Alternate Names:

Kelly A. Asbury | Kelly Adam Asbury
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At age 17 wrote a letter to The Walt Disney Studios asking how one becomes and artist on their staff. The Production Manager from that time was a Mr. Don Duckwall (actual name), who encouraged Asbury to submit drawing samples. Asbury did so and was then advised to gain training at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) near LA, which offers a degree in Character Animation. Asbury followed ... See more »

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