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William Snelgrove "Will" Finn is an animator, writer, director, voice actor, and storyboard artist for Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Finn got his start at working as an animator for Don Bluth's 1982 animated film The Secret of NIMH. Moving to Disney, he served as an animator for films such as Oliver & Company, The Little Mermaid, The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He also wrote, directed and produced the 2004 feature film, Home on the Range (along with John Sanford).

Outside of Disney, Finn served as an animator and storyboard artist at DreamWorks Animation films. He also directed the 2013 film, Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return.

Disney Filmography Credits

Year Film Position
1987 Sport Goofy in Soccermania Animator
1988 Oliver & Company Character Animator: Francis and Georgette
1989 The Little Mermaid Character Animator: Grimsby
1990 The Rescuers Down Under Storyboard Artist / Character Animator: Chairmouse
1991 Beauty and the Beast Supervising animator: Cogsworth
1992 Aladdin Supervising animator: Iago
1995 Pocahontas Visual Development / Character Designer / Additional Story Development
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Artistic Supervisor: Story / Additional Screenplay Material / Supervising Animator: Laverne
2004 Home on the Range Writer / Director / Story
2005 Chicken Little Voice: Hollywood Fish (Voice)
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Additional Story Artist

Characters Animated


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In the Past
Disney's Nine Old Men: Milt KahlFrank ThomasOllie JohnstonLes ClarkJohn LounsberyMarc DavisWard KimballEric LarsonWolfgang Reitherman

Animators: Bill TytlaArt BabbittPreston BlairFred MooreShamus CulhaneCy YoungDon LuskNorman FergusonHal KingJack HannahJack KinneyHal AmbroKen O'BrienJudge WhitakerEric CleworthHarvey ToombsBill JusticeDon BluthGary GoldmanDon TowsleyCharles A. NicholsBlaine GibsonJohn KennedyJohn EwingWalt StanchfieldFred HellmichAndy Paliwoda
Visual Development, Layout, Background Artists and Character Designers: Gustaf TenggrenMary BlairJoe GrantMel ShawClaude CoatsDon DaGradiJohn HenchEyvind EarleKen O'ConnorThor PutnamAlbert HurterJohn Hubley
Storyboard Artists and Writers: Bill PeetRalph WrightWinston HiblerDick HuemerFloyd Norman
Directors: Clyde GeronimiHamilton LuskeWilfred JacksonBill RobertsJack KinneyArt StevensTed BermanRichard RichLeo MatsudaNathan Greno
Producers: Walt DisneyWinston HiblerRon MillerJoe HaleKen Anderson

In the Renaissance, the Present and the Revival
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 Katzenberg
Signature Voice Actors: Jim CummingsAlan TudykKatie LowesJohn DiMaggioMaurice LaMarcheDavid Ogden StiersJesse CortiPaul BriggsRaymond S. PersiPhil JohnstonFrank WelkerBill Farmer
Signature Musicians: Sherman Brothers Robert B. Sherman Richard Sherman Alan Menken Kristen Anderson-Lopez Robert LopezLin-Manuel MirandaHoward AshmanTim RiceStephen SchwartzMarc ShaimanScott Whittman
Supervising Animators: Glen KeaneAndreas DejaAlex KupershmidtAnthony DeRosaEric GoldbergMark HennJohn PomeroyT. Daniel HofstedtTony BancroftTom BancroftTony FucileRuss EdmondsDuncan MarjoribanksRuben AquinoNik RanieriRon HusbandRick FarmiloeTom SitoTony Anselmo
Visual Development & Storyboard Artists: Dean DeBloisLisa KeeneClaire KeaneBrittney LeeJin KimShiyoon KimCory Loftis

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