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Born and raised in Colorado, Chris Sanders fell in love with animation at the age of ten after seeing Ward Kimball animated shorts on 'The Wonderful World of Disney'. He began drawing, and applied to CalArts after his grandmother told him about the animation program at the school. He majored in character animation, and graduated in 1984, moving on... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »


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Lilo & Stitch Writer
The Croods Writer
Mulan Writer


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  Lilo & Stitch (based on characters created by) (pre-production)
 2020 The Croods: A New Age (story by)
 2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 (Video Game) (characters: Stitch)
 2014 Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (Video Game) (characters: Stitch)
 2013 The Croods (screenplay by) / (story by)
  Stitch! (TV Series) (concept - 14 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (characters - 11 episodes, 2008 - 2010)
- Dracula Jr. (2010) ... (concept)
- Hunkahunka Burnin' Angel (2010) ... (concept)
- New Town (2010) ... (characters) / (concept)
- The #1 Annoying Character in the Universe Appears (2009) ... (characters) / (concept)
- Warracchi (2008) ... (concept)
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (screenplay by)
 2003-2006 Lilo & Stitch: The Series (TV Series) (creator - 67 episodes)
- Link: Experiment 251 (2006) ... (creator)
- Woops: Experiment 600 (2006) ... (creator)
- Snafu: Experiment 120 (2006) ... (creator)
- Glitch: Experiment 223 (2006) ... (creator)
- Mrs. Hasagawa's Cats (2006) ... (creator)
 2006 Leroy & Stitch (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2005 Jumba's Experiment Profiler (Video Game) (based on characters created by)
 2004 Stitch's Great Escape! (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2002 Lilo & Stitch: Hawaiian Adventure (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Lilo & Stitch (based on an idea by) / (written by)
 2002 Stitch Experiment 626 (Video Game) (based on characters created by)
 2001 House of Mouse (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- The Stolen Cartoons (2001) ... (characters)
 1998 Mulan (screenplay by - as Christopher Sanders)
 1994 The Lion King (story)
 1992 Aladdin (story)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (story by - as Christopher Sanders)
 1984 Fun with Father (Short)
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Christopher Michael Sanders | Christopher Sanders


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