Francis Glebas

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Francis Glebas (born 1952) is a writer, film director, storyboard artist, and teacher. He worked in films such as Aladdin (Storyboard and visual development), The Lion King (story), Pocahontas (Storyboard and visual development), Fantasia 2000,[1] Piglet's Big Movie (directing, first and final beatboards),[2] Space Chimps (storyboard and visual development), Rio and Ice Age: Continental Drift.

He has taught animation courses at the New York Institute of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles, Gnomon School of Visual Effects and Walt Disney Imagineering.


  • Directing the Story: Professional Storyboarding and Storytelling Techniques for Live Action and Animation, Focal Press, 2008.
  • The Animator's Eye, Focal Press, 2012.


  1. ^ Kuklenski, Valerie. "'Fantasia 2000' breaks many Disney rules". Deseret News, January 7, 2000, pp. W6, W7. Retrieved on June 16, 2013.
  2. ^ Lemire, Christy. "'Piglet's Big Movie' charms its way into children's hearts" (Review). The Daily Gazette, March 21, 2003, p. D2. Retrieved on June 16, 2013.

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