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Daniel St. Pierre

Daniel St. Pierre
Birth name Daniel St. Pierre
Nationality American
Field film director
art director
production designer
actor
animation artist
musician

Daniel St. Pierre (aka Dan St. Pierre) is an American film director, art director, production designer, actor, animation artist, and musician.[1][2][3] For his work in bring the Deep Canvas technique to the Disney film Tarzan (1999),[4][5][6] he received a 1999 Annie Award nomination for "Outstanding Individual Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production".[7][8][9]

Career

St. Pierre he has been heavily involved in television and feature animation since 1983, making contributions to He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, He-Man and She-Ra, Filmation's Ghostbusters, BraveStarr, and Potsworth & Co.

In 1989 he joined Walt Disney Feature Animation. His first films there included The Little Mermaid, The Prince and the Pauper, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Later works include The Lion King (1994),[10] The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), and Shark Tale (2004)[2][11] His directorial projects include Everyone's Hero (2006) a film by the late Christopher Reeve that was completed by St. Pierre and Colin Brady,[12][13][14] Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (2009),[2] and Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014).[15]

While working on Tarzan (1999), he and his team at Disney developed a patented process called Deep Canvas that allowed them to animate 3-D backgrounds before animating the characters, thus enhancing the apparent depth of backgrounds.[4][5][6][12][16][17] [18] For this he received a 1999 Annie Award nomination for "Outstanding Individual Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production".[7][8][9] While with Disney, he also animated a series of Christian themed films for Nest Family Entertainment, including Abraham and Isaac, Moses, and Elijah.[19]

Filmography

Director
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014)
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (2009)
Sheepish (2009)
Everyone's Hero (2006)
Art director
Tarzan (1999)[20]
Actor
A Fishified World (2005)
Animator
Once Not Far from Home (2006)
Family Plan (2005)
Shark Tale (2004)[21]
One by One (2004)
All Hands on Deck (2003)
Love Thy Neighbor (2003)
102 Dalmatians (2000)[22]
The King and I (1999)[23]
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)[24]
The Swan Princess (1994)[25]
The Lion King (1994)[26]
Elijah (1993)
Moses (1993)
Aladdin (1992)[27]
Abraham and Isaac (1992)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)[28]
The Kingdom of Heaven (1991)
The Prince and the Pauper (1990)
Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone (1990)
The Little Mermaid (1989)[29]
Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw (1988)
BraveStarr (1987-1988)
Filmation's Ghostbusters (1986)
She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985-1987)
Jem (1985)
The Secret of the Sword (1985)
He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (1985)
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1984)
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats (1984)
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983-1984)
Miscellaneous Crew
9 (2009)
All Hands on Deck (2004)
Love Thy Neighbor (2003)

Additional sources

  • Hollywood.com, Daniel St. Pierre filmography
  • Daniel St. Pierre as director for Everyone's Hero
  • Star Pulse, Daniel St. Pierre filmography

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Film.com
  • TMC News, (December 2, 2008) "Businesses Thrive Amidst a Recession Thanks to Live Help"
  • Acme Design Company, "Meet our team"

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