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Kirk Wise

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kirk Wise is an American animator, director and producer known for his work at Disney Wise graduated from Palo Alto High School and went on to study character animation at California Institute of the Arts. Wise worked as an animator on The Brave Little Toaster, and Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories episode "Family Dog". At Disney, he began as an assistant animator on The Great Mouse Detective and Oliver & Company before eventually landing in the story department, where he was reunited with former CalArts classmate Gary Trousdale. After working as storyboard artists on The Rescuers Down Under and The Prince and the Pauper, Wise and Trousdale were responsible for helming the celebrated Beauty and the Beast (1991), the first animated feature to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture. They collaborated on two more features for Disney, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Wise also directed the English dubb of Hayo Miyazaki's Spirited Away. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kirk Wise, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 9, 1958 In San Francisco, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' 2002-01-29
Latest Project:
Movie Howard 2018-04-22
Known For
Poster of Howard
Poster of Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind the Making of Beauty and the Beast
Poster of The Art of 'Spirited Away'
Poster of The Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire'
Movie Howard Himself 2018-04-22
Movie Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind the Making of Beauty and the Beast 2010-10-05
Movie Waking Sleeping Beauty Himself 2009-09-05
Movie The Art of 'Spirited Away' Self 2003-04-15
Movie The Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' Self - Director 2002-01-29