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Tom Bancroft has almost 25 years of experience in the animation industry, most of which was for Walt Disney Feature Animation where he was an animator for 11 years. He has been nominated for Annie and Rueben awards, spoken at the Kennedy Center and awarded an entry into the Chicago Children's Film Festival. While at Disney, Bancroft had the ... See full bio »

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The Lion King
The Lion King Animation Department
Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Animation Department
Aladdin Animation Department
Mulan Animation Department


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 2017 Bunyan and Babe (storyboard artist)
  Superbook (TV Series) (character designer - 20 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (Revisions - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (character design - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2016) (revisions - 1 episode, 2013)
- Elisha and the Syrians (2016) ... (character design)
- Ruth (2015) ... (character designer - 2013-2016)
- Elijah and the Prophets of Baal (2014) ... (character designer - 2013-2016)
- Peter's Denial (2014) ... (Revisions) / (character designer - 2011-2014)
- John the Baptist (2014) ... (character designer - 2011-2014)
 2003 Brother Bear (additional animator: "Tuke")
 2002 Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (character designer)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (additional animator)
 2000 John Henry (Short) (supervising animator)
 1999 Tarzan (additional animator)
 1998 Mulan (supervising animator: "Mushu")
 1995/I Pocahontas (animator: "Pocahontas")
 1994 The Lion King (animator: "Young Simba")
 1993/I Aladdin (Video Game) (animator)
 1993 Trail Mix-Up (Short) (character animator)
 1992 Aladdin (animator: "Iago")
 1992 Off His Rockers (Short) (animator)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (animating assistant)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (character key)
 1990 Roller Coaster Rabbit (Short) (assistant animator)
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His twin brother, Tony Bancroft, was the co-director of Mulan (1998). They have worked on a total of six films together: The Rescuers Down Under (1990), Roller Coaster Rabbit (1990), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), The Lion King (1994), and Mulan (1998).

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