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Brian Smith (XV)

Born and raised in Cincinnati, Brian studied fine art at the University of Cincinnati's prestigious DAAP program and cinema at The Ohio State University film school. He joined independent animation studio Character Builders in its first year and emerged as one of the company's leading animators, character designers and story artists. Brian later ... See full bio »

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Tarzan 2
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 2000 Joseph: King of Dreams (Video) (animator: Character Builders)
 2000 The Indescribable Nth (Short) (animator)
 1998 Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World (Video) (animator: Character Builders)
 1996 Space Jam (lead animator)
 1994 The Swan Princess (animator: Character Builders)
 1992 Bébé's Kids (character animator: Ohio)
 1992 The Itsy Bitsy Spider (Short) (character animator)
 1991 Rover Dangerfield (assistant animator)
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 2005 Tarzan 2 (Video) (storyboard artist)
 2004 Mulan 2 (Video) (storyboard artist: Character Builders - uncredited)
 2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (Video) (storyboard artist)
 2000 The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (Video) (storyboard artist)
 1995 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes)
- School Mates/Dinner Party (1995) ... (storyboard artist - segment "School Mates")
- Stimpy's Pet/Ren's Brain (1995) ... (storyboard artist - segment "Stimpy's Pet")
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- The Valiant Little Tailor (1995) ... (storyboard artist)
 1994 Beethoven (TV Series) (storyboard artist: Character Builders, Inc - 1994)
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 2005 Tarzan 2 (Video)
 2000 The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (Video) (co-director)
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 2005 Tarzan 2 (Video) (screenplay)
 2003 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch's London Adventure (Video) (screenplay) / (story)

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Brian's work is featured in "Animating the Looney Tunes Way" by Tony Cervone as well as "The Art of Space Jam" by Charles Carney and Allen Helbig.

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