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List of Famous Storyboard Artists

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List of famous storyboard artists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top storyboard artists in the world? This includes the most prominent storyboard artists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable storyboard artists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic storyboard artists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned storyboard artists.

Examples of people on this list: Hayao Miyazaki, Wayne Kramer and many more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known storyboard artists to the lesser known storyboard artists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the storyboard artist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous storyboard artists ever?" and "What are the names of famous storyboard artists?" then you're in the right place. (60 items)
Joseph Barbera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Joseph Roland Barbera ( bar-BAIR-ə, BAR-bər-ə, Italian: [barˈbɛːra]; March 24, 1911 – December 18, 2006) was an American animator, director, producer, storyboard artist, and cartoon artist, ...more
Hayao Miyazaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Hayao Miyazaki (宮崎 駿, Miyazaki Hayao, born January 5, 1941) is a Japanese animator, filmmaker, screenwriter, author, and manga artist. A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, a film and animation studio, ...more
Butch Hartman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Elmer Earl "Butch" Hartman IV (born January 10, 1965) is an American animator, YouTuber, illustrator, and voice actor, best known for creating the Nicktoons The Fairly OddParents, ...more
Dan Povenmire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Daniel Kingsley Povenmire (; born September 18, 1963) is an American television director, writer, producer, storyboard artist and voice actor associated with several animated television series. ...more
Chris Sanders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Christopher Michael Sanders (born March 12, 1962) is an American animation director, film director, screenwriter, producer, illustrator and voice actor. He is best known for co-writing and ...more
Tim Hodge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Timothy "Tim" Hodge (born April 2, 1963) is an American voice actor, story artist, writer, animator, comedian, and director at Big Idea Entertainment in Nashville, Tennessee, where he ...more
Chris Savino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Christopher Mason Savino (born 1971/1972) is an American cartoonist, animator, and writer, and creator of the animated series The Loud House. Savino has also worked on The Ren & Stimpy Show, ...more
Ben Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Joseph Benson Hardaway (May 21, 1895 – February 5, 1957) was an American storyboard artist, animator, voice actor, gagman, writer and director for several American animation studios during The ...more
Jeff "Swampy" ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh (born December 9, 1960) is an American animator, writer, director, producer, and voice actor associated with several animated television series, most notably as an ...more
John Wayne Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
John Stevenson is a British animation filmmaker and puppeteer best known for directing the 2008 animated feature film, Kung Fu Panda with Mark Osborne. Stevenson has over 30 years of experience ...more
Bibo Bergeron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Eric "Bibo" Bergeron is a French animator and film director. His work includes The Road to El Dorado, Shark Tale and A Monster in Paris. Bergeron has served as animator on films like ...more
Chris Miller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Christopher "Chris" Miller is an American voice actor, animator, director, screenwriter, and storyboard artist employed by DreamWorks Animation. He is most famous for directing Shrek ...more
Gary Trousdale is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Gary A. Trousdale (born June 8, 1960) is an American film director known for directing films such as Beauty and the Beast, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Atlantis: The Lost Empire. He ...more
Cody Cameron is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Cody Waldemar Cameron (born October 12, 1970) is an American voice actor, film director and storyboard artist best known for directing Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. He voiced many ...more
Aliki Theofilopoulous Gr... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Aliki Theofilopoulous Grafft is an American television writer, storyboard artist, and voice actress of Greek descent. She is well known for her work on television series Phineas and Ferb. She ...more
Hiroshi Saitô is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Hiroshi Saitô is an animator and film director.
Kent Osborne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Kent Osborne is an American screenwriter, actor, and producer for film and television. As a writer and storyboard artist for such animated television shows as SpongeBob SquarePants, Camp Lazlo, ...more
Wayne Kramer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Wayne Kramer (born 26 May 1965) is a South African-American filmmaker and storyboard artist. Kramer has written and directed films such as the 2003 film The Cooler, which garnered an Oscar ...more
Ronnie del Carmen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Ronnie del Carmen (born December 31, 1959) is a Filipino animation writer, story artist, story supervisor and production designer. He co-directed and was one of the story writers for the 2015 ...more
Hiroyuki Morita is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Hiroyuki Morita (森田 宏幸, Morita Hiroyuki, born June 26, 1964 in Fukuoka, Japan) is a Japanese animator and director. He has worked as an animator on projects such as Akira and Lupin III. He is ...more
Mark Walton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Mark Walton (born October 24, 1968) is an American story artist and voice actor who has worked for Walt Disney Animation Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Blue Sky Studios, Warner Animation Group ...more
Michael Maltese is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Michael Maltese (February 6, 1908 – February 22, 1981) was an American storyman for classic animated cartoon shorts. He is best known for working in the 1950s on a series of Merrie Melodies ...more
Tetsurō Amino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Tetsurō Amino
Tetsurō Amino (アミノ テツロー, Amino Tetsurō, birth name: 網野 哲郎) is a Japanese anime director, born on October 10, 1955 in Chiba Prefecture. In 1988, he started using his name in katakana.He has ...more
Hiroaki Sakurai is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Hiroaki Sakurai
Hiroaki Sakurai (桜井 弘明, Sakurai Hiroaki, born December 15, 1958) is an anime director. He is known for his work in UFO Baby and the Di Gi Charat series. He also served as the director for the ...more
Jennifer Yuh Nelson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Storyboard Artists
Jennifer Yuh is a film director.