Kelly Asbury (1960–2020)


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Among Kelly Asbury's many achievements, he directed UglyDolls (2019) and Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017). He also co-wrote the 3D computer-animated feature film Gnomeo & Juliet (2011). Asbury's other past directorial efforts include the Oscar-nominated films, Shrek 2 (2004) and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002). During his over thirty-year... See full bio »

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(age 60) in Encino, California, USA

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Gnomeo & Juliet Director
(2011)
Shrek 2 Director
(2004)
Beauty and the Beast Art Department
(1991)

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 2014 Achmed Saves America (Video) (original character design)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda (additional story artist)
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (artistic supervisor: story)
 1998 Histeria! (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes)
- Tribute to Tyrants (1998) ... (storyboard artist)
- The American Revolution (1998) ... (storyboard artist)
 1996 Quack Pack (TV Series short) (storyboard - 1 episode)
- Ducky Dearest (1996) ... (storyboard)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (storyboard supervisor)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (assistant art director - as Kelly Adam Asbury)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (visual development artist)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (storyboard artist) / (visual development)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (visual development artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
 1984 The Littles (TV Series short) (storyboard artist - 8 episodes)
- The Littles' Halloween (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
- Every Little Vote Counts (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
- Looking for Grandma Little (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
- Twins (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
- For the Birds (1984) ... (storyboard artist - as Kelly A. Asbury)
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Alternate Names:

Kelly A. Asbury | Kelly Adam Asbury
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Both of the Asbury-directed animated films Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) and Shrek 2 (2004) opened the Cannes Film Festival and both were nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar. See more »

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