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About the Author
Nathan Stanton has been in the animation industry for over 22 years.
Throughout his career, he's worked on feature films, commercials, and video game projects. Pixar Animation Studios has been his home for the last 19 years, where he has provided storyboarding on multiple films, including A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, WALL-E, Brave, Cars 2, and the theatrical short The Blue Umbrella.
Prior to Pixar, he worked at Skellington Productions on The Nightmare Before Christmas and James and the Giant Peach, providing 2D FX animation support in the feature films. Freelance work at Colossal Pictures and WildBrain also made for a strong learning ground for more 2D animation on a numerous commercial and TV projects.
Stanton studied animation at California Institute of the Arts and received his BFA in character animation in 1992. Professionals in the field of animation provided excellent teachers, and a strong curriculum paved the path to the career he has today.