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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. {#nodes}
  • 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, whose...  more
  • 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, he...  more

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  • 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, Danny Phantom,...  more
  • 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
  • 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 directing...  more
  • 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 has works on...  more
  • 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, Dexter's...  more
  • 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 Golden...  more
  • 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 executive...  more
  • 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 with...  more
  • 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 Asterix in...  more
  • 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 the Third and...  more
  • 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 frequently...  more
  • 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 animated...  more
  • 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 began...  more
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  • 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, The...  more
  • 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 nomination...  more
  • 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 Pixar...  more
  • 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 best...  more
  • 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 (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 cartoons...  more
  • 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 directed...  more
  • 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 anime...  more
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