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John Celestri

John Celestri was born on October 19, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a director, known for X-Men: Evolution (2000), Space Ace (1983) and She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985). See full bio »

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X-Men: Evolution Animation Department
(2000-2001)
Space Ace Animation Department
(1983)
She-Ra: Princess of Power Animation Department
(1985)
(1985)

Filmography

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 2002 Muhammad: The Last Prophet (animator)
 1990-2001 Animated Stories from the New Testament (TV Series) (character layout artist - 13 episodes)
- Lord, I Believe (2001) ... (character layout artist)
- The Lord's Prayer (2001) ... (character layout artist)
- Lazarus Lives (2000) ... (character layout artist)
- The Lost Is Found (1999) ... (character layout artist)
- The Greatest Is the Least (1997) ... (character layout artist)
 2000-2001 X-Men: Evolution (TV Series) (animation timer - 4 episodes)
- Shadowed Past (2001) ... (animation timer)
- SpykeCam (2001) ... (animation timer)
- Middleverse (2001) ... (animation timer)
- Rogue Recruit (2000) ... (animation timer)
 2001 The Trumpet of the Swan (animator)
 2000 Pigs Next Door (TV Series) (storyboards - 1 episode)
- Movin' On Up (2000) ... (storyboards)
 2000 The Scarecrow (animator)
 1999 The King and I (character animator)
  Animated Hero Classics (TV Series) (character layout artist - 18 episodes, 1991 - 1997) (character layout - 1 episode, 1996)
- Marie Curie (1997) ... (character layout artist)
- Marco Polo (1997) ... (character layout artist)
- Galileo (1997) ... (character layout artist)
- The Wright Brothers (1996) ... (character layout artist)
- Leonardo da Vinci (1996) ... (character layout artist)
 1992-1995 Animated Stories from the Bible (TV Series) (character layout artist - 12 episodes)
- Joseph's Reunion (1995) ... (character layout artist)
- David and Goliath (1995) ... (character layout artist)
- Solomon (1995) ... (character layout artist)
- Elisha (1994) ... (character layout artist)
- The Story of Ruth (1994) ... (character layout artist)
 1990-1992 The Animated Book of Mormon (TV Series) (character layout artist - 5 episodes)
- Mormon and Moroni (1992) ... (character layout artist)
- The Tree of Life (1991) ... (character layout artist)
- Alma and the Zoramites (1991) ... (character layout artist)
- Samuel the Lamanite (1990) ... (character layout artist)
- Helaman's Stripling Warriors (1990) ... (character layout artist)
 1991 Dragon's Lair II: Timewarp (Video Game) (animator)
 1990 The Nutcracker Prince (key animator)
 1989 Happily Ever After (animator - as Gian Celestri) / (sequence director - as Gian Celestri)
 1987-1988 BraveStarr (TV Series) (animator - 65 episodes)
- Strength of the Bear (1988) ... (animator)
- Shake Hands with Long Arm John (1988) ... (animator)
- No Drums, No Trumpets (1988) ... (animator)
- The Blockade (1988) ... (animator)
- Nomad Is an Island (1988) ... (animator)
 1987 Santabear's High Flying Adventure (TV Movie) (animator)
 1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (supervising animator)
 1985 She-Ra: Princess of Power (TV Series) (animator - 65 episodes)
- The Greatest Magic (1985) ... (animator)
- Wild Child (1985) ... (animator)
- Flowers for Hordak (1985) ... (animator)
- Magicats (1985) ... (animator)
- Darksmoke and Fire (1985) ... (animator)
 1985 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (TV Series) (animator - 32 episodes)
- The Cold Zone (1985) ... (animator)
- To Save the Creatures (1985) ... (animator)
- The Games (1985) ... (animator)
- The Ancient Mirror of Avathar (1985) ... (animator)
- Capture the Comet Keeper (1985) ... (animator)
 1985 The Care Bears Movie (animator - as Gian Celestri)
 1979-1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series short) (animator - 2 episodes)
- The Bollo Caper (1985) ... (animator)
- The Horse That Played Centerfield (1979) ... (animator)
 1984 Turbo Teen (TV Series) (layout artist - as Gianfranco Celestri, 1984)
 1984 Dragon's Lair (TV Series) (layout artist - 1 episode)
- Tale of the Enchanted Gift (1984) ... (layout artist - as Gianfranco Celestri)
 1983 Space Ace (Video Game) (animator)
 1983 Rock & Rule (animator - as Gian-Franco Celestri)
 1983 Strawberry Shortcake (TV Series) (animation director - 1 episode)
- Housewarming Surprise (1983) ... (animation director - as Gian Celestri)
 1983 The Special Magic of Herself the Elf (TV Movie) (animation director - as Gian Celestri)
 1980 Easter Fever (TV Movie) (animator - as Gian-Franco Celestri)
 1979 The New Misadventures of Ichabod Crane (TV Short) (animator)
 1979 Intergalactic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet (TV Movie) (animator - as Gian-Franco Celestri)
 1979 Runaway Robots! Romie-O and Julie-8 (TV Movie) (animator - as Gian-Franco Celestri)
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie) (animator - uncredited)
 1978 The Devil and Daniel Mouse (TV Movie) (animator - as Gian-Franco Celestri)
 1977 What's New, Mr. Magoo? (TV Series) (animator - 16 episodes)
- Rip Van Magoo/Secret Agent Magoo (1977) ... (animator)
- Magoo's Driving Test/Shutterbug Magoo (1977) ... (animator)
- Jungle Man Magoo/Millionaire Magoo (1977) ... (animator)
- McBarker the Wonder Dog/Spaceman Magoo (1977) ... (animator)
- Miniature Magoo/Roamin' Magoo (1977) ... (animator)
 1977 Baggy Pants & the Nitwits (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Beach Fun/Ratman! (1977) ... (animator)
- The Frog/The Hole Thing! (1977) ... (animator)
- Horse Laff/Chicken Lady (1977) ... (animator)
- A Haunting Experience/Genie Meanie (1977) ... (animator)
 1977 Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (assistant animator - as Gian-Franco Celestri)
 1975 Tubby the Tuba (assistant animator)
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Gian Franco Celestri | Gian-Franco Celestri | Gianfranco Celestri | Gian Celestri

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