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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, 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 and he is currently as storyboard artist for Nickelodeon's The Loud House.

Disney Filmography

Animator

1978 The Small One Inbetween artist
1981 The Fox and the Hound Inbetween artist
1987 Sport Goofy in Soccermania Animator
1988 Oliver & Company Animator: Francis, Georgette
1989 The Little Mermaid Animator: Sir Grimsby
1990 The Rescuers Down Under Animator: Chairmouse
1991 Beauty and the Beast Supervising animator: Cogsworth
1992 Aladdin Supervising animator: Iago
1995 Pocahontas Character design ; Visual development
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Supervising animator: Laverne

Writer

1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Story Supervisor; Additional screenplay material
2004 Home on the Range Writer

Director

2004 Home on the Range Director

Voice actor

2005 Chicken Little Hollywood Fish out of Water Voice acting

Characters Designed


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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 WhitakerBill JusticeDon BluthGary GoldmanCharles A. NicholsBlaine GibsonJohn KennedyJohn EwingWalt StanchfieldFred HellmichAndy PaliwodaWilfred JacksonXavier Atencio
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 WrightDick HuemerFloyd Norman
Directors: Clyde GeronimiHamilton LuskeJack KinneyTed BermanRichard RichLeo MatsudaNathan GrenoGeorge Scribner
Producers: Walt DisneyRon MillerKen 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 LaMarcheJodi BensonDavid Ogden StiersJesse CortiPaul BriggsRaymond S. PersiPhil JohnstonFrank WelkerBill FarmerBrian Cummings
Signature Musicians: Sherman Brothers Robert B. Sherman Richard Sherman Alan Menken Kristen Anderson-Lopez Robert LopezLin-Manuel MirandaHoward AshmanTim RiceStephen SchwartzMarc Shaiman
Supervising Animators: Glen KeaneAndreas DejaAlex KupershmidtEric 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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