June 13, 2016

Storyboard Artist

You may not know Kris, but you definitely know his work. He has been a storyboard artist for animated movies and TV shows for 20 years. Recently, he captured a lot of attention in the animation business as the Head of Story for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and as a story artist for Open Season. Kris sat down with us recently to talk about his obsessions and what makes a great animated film work.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How he got his start in animation and story design.
  • The background behind Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, a 5-year project that became a Hollywood blockbuster.
  • His current obsessions and dream projects.

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Our theme music is a track from Kazi Jo called, "Matchbox Girl."

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