Directors of Genie Award winners for Best Animated Short

Posted May 5, 2011
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  1. Ishu Patel

    Ishu Patel


    Ishu Patel is an animation film director/producer and educator. During his twenty-five years at the National Film Board of Canada he developed animation techniques and styles to support his themes and vision.

  2. Paul Driessen

    Paul Driessen


    Paul Driessen (born 1940) is a Dutch film director, animator and writer. His short films have won more than fifty prizes all over the world, including the Life Achievement Awards at both Ottawa and Zagreb animation festivals, and an Academy Award nomination for "3 misses".

  3. Theodore Ushev

    Theodore Ushev


  4. Richard Condie

    Richard Condie


    Richard Condie, RCA (born 1942) is a Canadian animator, film maker and musician living and working in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Condie is best known for his 1985 animated short The Big Snit and has won six international awards for Getting Started in 1979.

  5. John Weldon

    John Weldon


    John Weldon (May 11, 1945, Belleville, Ontario) is a Canadian actor, composer, animator and movie director, known for his National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated shorts. He lives in Montreal. Following his retirement from the NFB, Weldon has devoted his time to songwriting and comic books, including a planned comic book series, Ashcan Alley.

  6. Caroline Leaf

    Caroline Leaf


    Caroline Leaf (born August 12, 1946 in Seattle, Washington) is a Canadian-American filmmaker and animator.

  7. Chris Landreth

    Chris Landreth


    Chris Landreth (born August 4, 1961) is an American animator working in Canada, best known for his work on the 2004 film, Ryan. He has made many CGI animated films since the mid-90s, including The End, Bingo, The Listener, Caustic Sky: A Portrait of Regional Acid Deposition, and Data Driven The Story Of Franz K.

  8. Alison Snowden

    Alison Snowden


    Alison Snowden (born in Arnold, Nottinghamshire on 4 April 1958) is an English animator, voice actress, producer, and screenwriter best known for Bob and Margaret.

  9. Cordell Barker

    Cordell Barker

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    Cordell Barker (born 1956) is a Canadian animator based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He began animating in his late teens after taking on an apprenticeship at Kenn Perkins Animation. A two-time Academy Award nominee, Barker is an animation filmmaker with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).

  10. Torill Kove

    Torill Kove

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    Torill Kove (born 1958) is a Norwegian-born Canadian film director and animator. She won the 2007 Academy Award for Animated Short Film for the film The Danish Poet, co-produced by Norway's Mikrofilm AS and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).

  11. Christopher Hinton

    Christopher Hinton


    Christopher Hinton (b. 1952) is a Canadian film animator and professor, living in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, in 1991 for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated short Blackfly and in 2003 for his independently made short Nibbles. Hinton was also a Genie Award winner for his 2004 short film cNote. Originally from Galt, Ontario, he began working for the NFB in the 1970s and has also taught animation at Concordia University.

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