Andreas Deja became a specialist in animating villains through the first half of the nineties. In addition to the despicable Jafar, the lion who offed Simba's father (Scar) was also in his wheelhouse.
Mr. Deja talks about his years animating in Florida, his time animating classic Disney characters in Australia, and other adventures ....
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Andreas is currently developing a short and a featurette at his time away from the Walt Disney Animation Studios. (He intends to return when a new hand-drawn feature begins rumbling down the production runway.)