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Kyle Balda

Kyle Balda is a BAFTA nominated feature animation director working in the industry for 30 years, most notably with Illumination Entertainment and Pixar Animation Studios. He began his career in early 90s after studying at Calarts to join the crew of Industrial Light and Magic where he animated on such films as The Mask, Mars Attacks! and as ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Despicable Me 3 Director
Minions Director
The Lorax Director


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 2013 Despicable Me 2 (animator - uncredited)
 2010 Tangled (animator - uncredited)
 2010 Megamind (animator - uncredited)
 2010 Despicable Me (layout supervisor)
 2010 Shrek Forever After (animator - uncredited)
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (animator - uncredited)
 2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (animator - uncredited)
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (animator - uncredited)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (animator - uncredited)
 2008 Bolt (animator - uncredited)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (animator - uncredited)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda (animator - uncredited)
 2008 Dragon Hunters (animation director: Mac Guff)
 2008 Horton Hears a Who! (animator - uncredited)
 2007 Bee Movie (animator - uncredited)
 2007 Surf's Up (animator - uncredited)
 2007 Shrek the Third (animator - uncredited)
 2007 Meet the Robinsons (animator - uncredited)
 2006 Open Season (animator - uncredited)
 2006 Over the Hedge (animator - uncredited)
 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown (animator - uncredited)
 2005 Chicken Little (directing animator - uncredited)
 2005 Madagascar (animator - uncredited)
 2005 Robots (animator - uncredited)
 2004 Shark Tale (animator - uncredited)
 2004 Shrek 2 (animator - uncredited)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (animator - uncredited)
 2002 Ice Age (animator - uncredited)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (animator)
 1999 Toy Story 2 (directing animator)
 1998/I A Bug's Life (additional animator)
 1998 Antz (supervising animator - uncredited)
 1994 Sleepy Guy (Short) (additional animator)
 1993 Day of the Tentacle (Video Game) (animator)
 1992 Star Control 2 (Video Game) (animator)
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