Ben Gluck

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Ben Gluck
Born Benjamin Gluck
St. Louis, Missouri
Nationality United States American
Occupation Animator, Director, Screenwriter, Storyboard Artist, Voice Actor, Producer
Years active 1999 - Present
Agent ICM
Notable work 9, Alpha and Omega,
Man's Best Friend
Awards Walter Lantz Honorary Academy Award
Best Animated Short, New York Independent Film Festival

Benjamin "Ben" Gluck is an American screenwriter, director, storyboard artist, and illustrator. He started his career in the early 1990s, working as a story board artist on Dinosaur, Emperor’s New Groove, and Home on the Range. He then started working as an artistic supervisor, serving as Head of Story on Bambi II and then director of Brother Bear 2.

Ben has worked with George Lucas to develop a feature-length animation project and Tyler Perry to transform the Madea franchise into an animated film brand. He was Head of Story on 9, executive produced by Tim Burton, and co-directed, Alpha and Omega.

Biography[edit]

Ben studied at California Institute of the Arts, in the character animation department, where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. While at Calarts, his student short film, Man’s Best Friend, garnered awards and accolades in the American and International Film circuit and premiered nationwide on MTV's Cartoon Sushi network show. This short film garnered Ben a full tuition scholarship from the Walt Disney Company and won the prestigious Walter Lantz Honorary student Academy Award. This led to Ben being selected for the very first internship at Dreamworks Animation.

Filmography[edit]

Feature Films

Year Film Role Job
2000 Dinosaur Storyboard Artist
2003 Piglet's Big Movie Storyboard Artist
2004 Home on the Range Storyboard Artist
2006 Bambi II Additional Voices Writer, Head of Story
2006 Brother Bear 2 Raccoon #2 (Voice) Director
2009 9 Writer, Head of Story
2010 Yogi Bear Storyboard Artist
2010 Alpha and Omega Radio Announcer (Uncredited) Writer, Director, Story
2013 Gatchaman (never released) Writer, Director
2015 The Prophet (2014 film) Storyboard Artist

Short Films

Year Film Role Job
1990 Cimoc Koob Writer, Director, Animator, Producer
1992 Monster Under My Bed Writer, Director, Animator, Producer
1998 Man's Best Friend Snake (voice) Writer, Director, Animator, Producer

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