Animation Timeline: Michel Gagne 1965-present)

"Michel Gagné was born in Québec, Canada. He studied animation at Sheridan College School of Visual Arts in Ontario, Canada and in 1985, began a highly successful artistic career.
Renowned for his unique vision, Michel has lent his talent to several animation companies, such as Don Bluth Studios, Warner Bros., Disney, Pixar, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, etc. His creative work can be seen in over twenty feature films including "The Iron Giant", "Osmosis Jones" and "Ratatouille". His short films are favorites among animation students and teachers, and have played in festivals throughout the world. He was honored by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, with four Annie Award nominations. He continues to create animation, special effects and conceptual designs for companies all over the world.
Michel is also very active in the publishing world having written and illustrated over a dozen books, as well as several comics. His work has been published by DC Comics, Image Comics, Random House as well as Michel's own imprint, GAGNE International Press.
Among his other creative endeavors, Michel has experimented in a variety of projects in various media including video games, art shows (paintings, sculptures and mixed-media), trading card games, etc."
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"Here is another visual feast from award-winning artist Michel Gagné. His sixth book, Frenzied Fauna: From A to Z, presents an alphabetical tour of the animal kingdom -- warped through Gagné's vivid Imagination, that is. Never before has there been a menagerie so wild, wonderful, winsome -- and weird."
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A Touch of Deceit (1986)

"My third year film at Sheridan College was called A Touch of Deceit. It features a cute little rabbit and a hellish creature, and I've been told that it was kinda cute.
It became part of the 23rd International Tournée Of Animation and was theatrically distributed across the US and Canada.
This is the film Don Bluth and John Pomeroy saw, before offering me a position at their studios.

Pencil test for Horton Hears a Who (2008)


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