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Dan Scanlon is a director and storyboard artist at Pixar.

Scanlon attended the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio, where he graduated with a BFA in 1998. Before coming to the studio, he 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.

Scanlon began his career at Pixar on September 10, 2001.[1] He was a story artist on Cars and Toy Story 3, and co-directed the short film Mater and the Ghostlight. In addition, he illustrated part one of The Unmentionables, a comic book written by his wife Michelle, and also wrote and directed the live action feature film Tracy. He directed his first and Pixar's 14th feature-length film, Monsters University, where he also performed the voice of the Improv Club Monster. He is currently the director of the 2020 film, Onward.

References

  1. Dan Scanlon on Twitter: "Today is my 9 year anniversary at my job!"