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John Canemaker

John Canemaker was born on May 28, 1943 in Waverly, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Bottom's Dream
Bottom's Dream Animation Department
Braingames Director
The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp Animation Department


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 2018/I Quality of Life (Documentary) (animator) (filming)
 1999/III Life (Short) (animator)
 1994 Break the Silence: Kids Against Child Abuse (TV Movie documentary) (animator)
 1988 You Don't Have to Die (Documentary short) (animator)
 1987 Santabear's High Flying Adventure (TV Short) (animator)
 1987 Who's That Girl (animator: main title - uncredited)
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes)
- Monster in the Playhouse (1986) ... (animator)
- Ice Cream Soup (1986) ... (animator)
 1984 Bottom's Dream (Short) (animator)
 1983 Pat Benatar: Live in New Haven (TV Movie documentary) (animator)
 1982 Catch a Rising Star's 10th Anniversary (TV Special) (animator: title design/direction)
 1982 The World According to Garp (animator)
 1976 Days of Liberty (TV Movie) (animator)
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Other Works:

Book: "Before the Animation Begins: The Art and Lives of Disney Inspirational Sketch Artists". New York: Hyperion ISBN 978-0786861521 See more »


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