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Rex Grignon

Rex Grignon is a Canadian-American animation director and entrepreneur, known for his work as the Head of Character Animation for DreamWorks Animation from 1996-2014. Grignon is the CEO of Nimble Collective, a company he co-founded in 2014. Grignon graduated from Sheridan College's esteemed animation program in 1984, followed by a Bachelor's Degree ... See full bio »

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Toy Story
Toy Story Animation Department
Madagascar Animation Department
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Animation Department
Muppet*vision 3-D
Muppet*vision 3-D Animation Department


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 2017 Coin Operated (Short) (animation supervisor)
 2014 Rocky and Bullwinkle (Short) (supervising animator)
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (head of character animation)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (head of character animation)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda (additional animator)
 2005 The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (Short) (head of character animation)
 2005 Madagascar (head of character animation)
 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (CG character animator)
 2001 Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (Video short) (supervising animator)
 2001 Shrek (additional supervising animator)
 2000 CyberWorld (Short) (chief animator)
 1998 Antz (supervising animator)
 1995 Toy Story (animator)
 1994 Angels in the Outfield (animator)
 1991 The Last Halloween (TV Short) (character animator)
 1991 Muppet*vision 3-D (Short) (lead animator)
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) (animator)
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In 2006 Grignon was accepted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his contributions to the field of animation. See more »

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