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gary dunn character designer art director animator illustrator
Gary Dunn has a varied, international career in the animation industry with credits as a director, art director, storyboard artist, and lead character animator (both 2D and 3D) in motion pictures, series television, and commercials.
Starting his career on Richard Williams’ now legendary The Thief and the Cobbler,
Gary has animated such films as Space Jam, The Prince of Egypt, Sinbad Legend of the Seven Seas,
Gnomeo and Juliet, The Tale of Despereaux, Sherlock Gnomes, and John Carter of Mars.
He was the Lead Character Designer for Gnomeo and Juliet, produced by Sir Elton John’s ROCKET PICTURES
and released by the Walt Disney Company’s Touchstone division.
He has been contracted to design characters for projects in development and production at
Sony Pictures Animation, D-Neg, Digital Domain, Paramount Animation, and Rocket Pictures.
Gary was the Lead Character Designer and character animator on SHERLOCK GNOMES,
Produced through Sir Elton John's Rocket Pictures, co-produced with Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
He was the Lead Character Designer, Character modeling supervisor, and Lead character animator on
THE FIRST SUPERHERO, Produced at EIPG, Eastern International Pictures Group, Guangzhou-Zhejiang, China.
He was the Lead Character Designer/Character Art Director for TIMELESS FILMS and AXIS STUDIOS
Co-production of SCROOGE-A CHRISTMAS CAROL, for release in December of 2022.
He was a character visual development artist for AARDMAN on CHICKEN RUN 2
He was a 2D Character Animator for NONEMORE PRODUCTIONS,
on the animated adaptation of Charlie Mackesy's book. THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE,
(Winner of the 2023 ACADEMY AWARD for Best Animated Short Film and the 2023 Bafta Award for Best British Short Animation
and for LUPUS FILMS UK, on an animated feature adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, KENSUKE'S KINGDOM
Gary lives and works in his studio in leafy Buckinghamshire UK with his wife and two sons,
a cat that moved in, (Mr. Fluffypants)..and a quartet of visiting Badgers.
Gary is represented by The Law Offices of Alexandrea Andrews, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
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