Charles Bonifacio is a Canadian animator who worked on Nelvana productions such as Rock and Rule, Inspector Gadget, Star Wars: Ewoks, the Care Bears television series and the first two Care Bears movies of the 1980s. He was director of animation on The Care Bears Movie and on Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation. In the 1990s, he worked on FernGully: The Last Rainforest and Disney's Mulan.
He has also worked on other animated films and specials including The Land Before Time, Rock-a-Doodle, All Dogs Go to Heaven, Once Upon a Forest, A Cosmic Christmas, all three early films of Strawberry Shortcake, Watership Down (uncredited), Easter Fever, Intergalactic Thanksgiving, The Devil and Daniel Mouse, Romie-0 and Julie-8 and Tarzan II.
In the 1990s, he worked at Sheridan College. Clive A. Smith, one of Nelvana's founders, recruited Bonifacio from Sheridan College among a host of young animators from that institution.
Bonifacio has also worked on the Disney animated films The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Lilo & Stitch, Return to Never Land, Tarzan II and Brother Bear 2.
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