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Dan Scanlon was an animator for The Indescribable Nth and Joseph: King of Dreams. He served as a storyboard artist for The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea and 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure. He is the director of the upcoming Pixar film Monsters University, due to release in 2013.
Scanlon currently works at Pixar, and was a story artist for Cars and Toy Story 3. He co-directed the short film Mater and the Ghostlight. He illustrated part one of Unmentionables a comic book written by his wife, Michele Scanlon, and wrote and directed the live action feature film Tracy. Tracy was Scanlon’s first feature film as a writer/director. He was recently announced as the director of the June 2013 Pixar film, Monsters University.
Scanlon graduated with a BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design in 1998. He has worked professionally in the animation industry as a story artist for the last ten years.
Scanlon and his wife live in San Francisco and work together on projects under the production company name Caveat Productions
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- Born21 June 1976 (age 44)
- Place of BirthClawson, Michigan, USA