I loved to watch cartoons and even made little stop-motion films in the backyard. At the time, I never really thought that it was something you could do for a living; it never actually hit me that people do that sort of thing or I would be capable of it.
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|Profession:||Animator, Film Director, Lyricist, Screenwriter|
Eric Darnell was born in Prairie Village, Kansas, USA. He is an American film director, screenwriter, songwriter, and animator. He is best known for co-directing Antz with Tim Johnson, as well as co-directing and co-writing Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted with Tom McGrath. He directed the music video for the 1989 R.E.M. song "Get Up". He also animated and directed the short film Gas Planet, which won Ottawa International Animation Festival Special Jury Prize. He then worked as story artist on the 2001 film Shrek, for which he also wrote the song "Welcome to Duloc." He studied broadcast journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree in experimental animation from The California Institute of the Arts.
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