Monday, February 14, 2011

A Lunchtime Chat with Matt O'Callaghan -- Part I

Animator-director-story artist Matt O'Callaghan began life as a Chicago kid who figured out early that he wanted to be an animator (sound familiar?) Today he's a director at Warner Bros. Animation ...

TAG Interview with Matt O'Callaghan

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But at the beginning of his career, he was an assistant to animation legend Glen Keane, and soon found himself story-boarding on The Great Mouse Detective. After getting a taste of directing, O'Callaghan departed Disney to direct full time, and has since helmed direct-to-video animated features, created television series and directed both full-length and eight-minute theatrical cartoons.

We sat down recently in his Warner Bros. office to talk about his life and career.


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