Animation Directors

by carosolucas | created - 25 Nov 2016 | updated - 24 Aug 2017 | Public

1. Hayao Miyazaki

Director | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's greatest animation directors. The entertaining plots, compelling characters, and breathtaking animation in his films have earned him international renown from critics as well as public recognition within Japan. The Walt Disney Company's commitment to introduce the ...

Japão

1- A Viagem de Chihiro : 10 2- Princesa Mononoke : 10 3- O Castelo Animado : 10 4- Nausicaa, no Vale do Vento : 9 5- Ponyo : 9 6- Meu Amigo Totoro : 9 7- Vidas ao Vento : 8 8- As Aventuras da Bruxa Kiki : 8 9- Porco Rosso : 7 10- O Castelo no Céu : 7

2. Satoshi Kon

Writer | Tôkyô goddofâzâzu

Satoshi Kon was born in 1963. He studied at the Musashino College of the Arts. He began his career as a Manga artist. He then moved to animation and worked as a background artist on many films (including Roujin Z (1991) by 'Katsuhiro Otomo'). Then, in 1995, he wrote an episode of the anthology film ...

Japão

1- Parpika : 10 2- 3- 4-

3. Makoto Shinkai

Writer | Kimi no na wa.

Makoto Shinkai is a Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, voice actor, manga artist and former graphic designer.

Shinkai studied Japanese literature at Chuo University where he was a member of juvenile literature club where he drew picture books. In 1999, Shinkai ...

Japão

1- Seu Nome : 9 2- O Jardim das Palavras : 8 3- Vozes de Uma Estrela Distante : 8 4- 5- 6-

4. Mamoru Hosoda

Director | Toki o kakeru shôjo

Mamoru Hosoda is a Japanese film director and animator. Formerly employed at Toei Animation, he went to work at Madhouse from 2005 to 2011. Hosoda left Madhouse in 2011 to establish his own animation studio, Studio Chizu. He first came to public attention in the early 2000s with the first two films...

Japão

1- Guerras de Verão : 8 2- O Menino e o Monstro : 8 3- 4-

5. Mamoru Oshii

Director | Innocence

Mamoru Oshii is a Japanese filmmaker, television director and screenwriter. Famous for his philosophy-oriented storytelling, Oshii has directed a number of popular anime, including Urusei Yatsura (1981-1984), Angel's Egg (1985), Patlabor: The Movie (1989), Ghost in the Shell (1995), and Ghost in ...

Japão

1- O Fantasma do Amanhã : 9 2- 3- 4-

6. Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Writer | Akira

Katsuhiro Ôtomo is a Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and film director. He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation.

In 1979, after writing multiple short-stories for the magazine Action, Otomo created his first science-fiction work, titled Fireball. ...

Japão

1- Akira : 9 2- 3- 4-

7. Isao Takahata

Director | Hotaru no haka

Isao Takahata was born on October 29, 1935 in Ise, Mie, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Grave of the Fireflies (1988), The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013) and Only Yesterday (1991). He died on April 5, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan.

Japão

1- O Conto da Princesa Kaguya : 8 2- 3- 4- 5-

8. Henry Selick

Director | Coraline

Henry Selick is a film director, specializing in films with stop-motion animation. He has formal training as an animator.

Selick was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, son of Charles H. Selick and Melanie Molan. He was mostly raised Rumson, New Jersey. As a child, Selick took up drawing as a hobby. He ...

US

1- O Estranho Mundo de Jack : 10 2- Coraline : 9 3- James e Pêssego Gigante : 9

9. René Laloux

Writer | La planète sauvage

René Laloux was born on July 13, 1929 in Paris, France. He was a writer and director, known for Fantastic Planet (1973), Time Masters (1982) and Les escargots (1966). He died on March 14, 2004 in Angoulême, Charente, France.

França

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10. Martin Rosen

Producer | Watership Down

Worked as a theatre agent and talent scout before making films.

Inglaterra

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11. Jimmy T. Murakami

Director | Breath

Jimmy T. Murakami was born on June 5, 1933 in San Jose, California, USA as Teruaki Murakami. He is known for his work on Breath (1967), Heavy Metal (1981) and When the Wind Blows (1986). He was married to Ethna Murakami. He died on February 16, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland.

Inglaterra

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12. Ari Folman

Writer | Vals Im Bashir

Ari Folman was born on December 17, 1962 in Haifa, Israel. He is a writer and director, known for Waltz with Bashir (2008), The Congress (2013) and Saint Clara (1996).

Israel

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13. Marjane Satrapi

Director | Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi was born on November 22, 1969 in Rasht, Iran. She is a director and actress, known for Persepolis (2007), The Voices (2014) and Chicken with Plums (2011). She is married to Mattias Ripa. She was previously married to Reza.

França

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