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Born and raised in Colorado, Chris Sanders fell in love with animation at the age of ten after seeing Ward Kimball animated shorts on 'The Wonderful World of Disney'. He began drawing, and applied to CalArts after his grandmother told him about the animation program at the school. He majored in character animation, and graduated in 1984, moving on... See full bio »
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 2013 The Croods (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (screenplay)
  Stitch! (TV Series) (concept - 14 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (characters - 11 episodes, 2008 - 2010)
- Dracula Jr. (2010) ... (concept)
- Hunkahunka Burnin' Angel (2010) ... (concept)
- New Town (2010) ... (characters) / (concept)
- The #1 Annoying Character in the Universe Appears (2009) ... (characters) / (concept)
- Warracchi (2008) ... (concept)
 2003-2006 Lilo & Stitch: The Series (TV Series) (70 episodes)
- Link: Experiment #251 (2006) ... (creator)
- Woops: Experiment #600 (2006) ... (creator)
- Snafu: Experiment #120 (2006) ... (creator)
- Glitch: Experiment #223 (2006) ... (creator)
- Mrs Hasagawa's Cats (2006) ... (creator)
 2006 Leroy & Stitch (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2004 Mulan II (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2002 Lilo & Stitch (idea) / (written by)
 1998 Mulan (screenplay by - as Christopher Sanders)
 1994 The Lion King (story)
 1992 Aladdin (story)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (story - as Christopher Sanders)
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