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John Paul Briggs is an American story artist and story department supervisor at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Briggs was born on December 17, 1974 in San Antonio, Texas and graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute. He began his career at Disney as an intern before gaining offical work as a visual effects artist on the 1997 film, Hercules. One of his earlier assignments was helping to animate the deleted "Human Again" segment in the 2002 special edition release of Beauty and the Beast. He also contributed to films like Mulan, Brother Bear, The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, Winnie the Pooh, Wreck-It Ralph, and Raya and the Last Dragon which he co- directed with Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada.

He also provided the voice of Two Fingers in The Princess and the Frog, Marshmallow in Frozen and its sequel, and Yama in Big Hero 6 and its follow-up series.

Filmography

Year Film Position Role
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Visual Effects artist - uncredited
1997 Hercules Additional Effects in-between-er
1998 Mulan Effects assistant
1999 Tarzan Additional visual effects animator
2002 Lilo & Stitch Key Assistant
2003 Brother Bear Key Assistant
2008 Bolt Additional Story Artist
2009 The Princess and the Frog Story Artist
Voice Actor
Two Fingers
2010 Tangled Story Artist
2011 Winnie the Pooh Story Artist
2012 Wreck-It Ralph Story Artist
2013 Get a Horse! Writer Additional Voices
Frozen Story Artist
Voice Actor
Marshmallow
2014 Big Hero 6 Story Artist
Voice Actor
Mr. Yama
2015 Frozen Fever Voice Actor Marshmallow
2016 Zootopia Additional Story Artist
Moana Story Artist
2017-2021 Big Hero 6: The Series Voice Actor Mr. Yama
2019 Kingdom Hearts III Voice Actor Marshmallow
2019 Frozen II Voice Actor Marshmallow
2021 Raya and the Last Dragon Co-director
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1920s—1970s
Disney's Nine Old Men: Milt KahlFrank ThomasOllie JohnstonLes ClarkJohn LounsberyMarc DavisWard KimballEric LarsonWolfgang Reitherman

Animators: Bill TytlaArt BabbittLee BlairPreston BlairFred MooreShamus CulhaneCy YoungDon LuskNorman FergusonHal KingJack HannahDick KinneyHal AmbroKen O'BrienJudge WhitakerBill JusticeDon BluthGary GoldmanCharles A. NicholsBlaine GibsonJohn EwingWalt StanchfieldFred HellmichAmby PaliwodaWilfred JacksonXavier AtencioBen SharpsteenEarl HurdDale OliverEric CleworthDavid HandFred SpencerJulius SvendsenEd BenedictKenneth MuseRudolf IsingHugh HarmanFriz FrelengWalt KellyLeo SalkinJohn Dehner
Visual Development, Layout, Background Artists and Character Designers: Gustaf TenggrenMary BlairMarjorie RalstonLillian BoundsJoe GrantMel ShawClaude CoatsDon DaGradiJohn HenchEyvind EarleKen O'ConnorThor PutnamAlbert HurterJohn HubleyHerbert RymanDon GriffithBasil DavidovichJack BoydPeter EllenshawRuthie TompsonEarl Duvall
Storyboard Artists and Writers: Bill PeetRalph WrightDick HuemerFloyd NormanYale GraceyTed SearsErdman PennerJoe RinaldiWinston HiblerOtto EnglanderWilliam CottrellBill BergAl BertinoT. HeeHomer BrightmanTed OsbourneLarry ClemmonsHarry ReevesJesse Marsh
Directors: Clyde GeronimiHamilton LuskeJack KinneyTed BermanRichard RichNathan GrenoGeorge ScribnerRiley ThomsonDick LundyJack KingBurt Gillett
Producers: Walt DisneyRon MillerKen AndersonDon DuckwallPerce PearceMargaret J. Winkler

1980s—Present
Renaissance Directors: Rob MinkoffRoger AllersGary TrousdaleKirk WiseChris SandersMark DindalJohn Musker

Story Trust Directors: Ron ClementsChris BuckByron HowardDon HallChris WilliamsRich MooreStephen J. Anderson
Producers: Peter Del VechoClark SpencerRoy ConliDorothy McKimDon Hahn
Chief Creative Officer: Jennifer Lee
Associated Figures: Bob IgerRoy Edward DisneyMichael EisnerJohn LasseterEd CatmullJeffrey KatzenbergBob Chapek
Signature Voice Actors: Jim CummingsAlan TudykKatie LowesJohn DiMaggioMaurice LaMarcheJodi BensonDavid Ogden StiersJesse CortiPaul BriggsRaymond S. PersiPhil JohnstonFrank WelkerBill FarmerBrian Cummings
Signature Musicians: Robert B. Sherman Richard M. Sherman Alan Menken Kristen Anderson-Lopez Robert LopezLin-Manuel MirandaHoward AshmanTim RicePhil CollinsStephen SchwartzMarc ShaimanDanny Troob
Supervising Animators: Glen KeaneAndreas DejaAlex KupershmidtEric GoldbergMark HennJohn PomeroyRandy HaycockDale BaerT. Daniel HofstedtTony BancroftTom BancroftTony FucileAnthony DeRosaRuss EdmondsMichael SurreyBruce W.SmithDuncan MarjoribanksRuben AquinoNik RanieriRon HusbandRick FarmiloeTom SitoTony AnselmoRandy Cartwright
Visual Development & Storyboard Artists: Dean DeBloisLisa KeeneClaire KeaneBrittney LeeJin KimShiyoon KimCory Loftis

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