Walt Disney Animation Studios
Speaking at Animex Talk
Eric is a veteran director, designer, and animator. At Walt Disney Feature Animation he was supervising animator of Aladdin’s Genie and Phil in Hercules, he co-directed Pocahontas and directed, wrote, and animated two critically-acclaimed sequences for Fantasia 2000 – Carnival of the Animals (flamingos with yo-yos) and Rhapsody in Blue.
Eric was also animation director on Looney Tunes: Back in Action and got to handle the entire Warner Bros menagerie, as well as providing the voices for Speedy Gonzales, Tweety, and Marvin the Martian.
Now at Walt Disney Animation Studios, he has worked on Louis in The Princess and the Frog and most recently Rabbit in Disney’s upcoming Winnie-the-Pooh feature film.
Eric is also the author of Character Animation Crash Course!, which has become a textbook for animation courses around the world.