|Born||June 5, 1974|
|Alma mater||Vancouver Film School|
|Occupation||Film Director, Animator|
|Known for||Frozen, Tangled, Bolt, Chicken Little|
Lino DiSalvo, is an American animator and film director. In February 2016, Lino signed on to develop, direct and produce the upcoming Playmobil movie. The animated feature will be produced by ON Animation, known for The Little Prince, and is set to release in 2019. In addition to Playmobil, he will also be directing the upcoming movie, Badalisc, based on Italian folklore and producing Little Nemo in Slumberland for ON Animation. Previously, he is known for serving as Head of Animation on Academy Award for Best Animated Feature winning film Frozen.
DiSalvo graduated from Vancouver Film School and immediately began working for Walt Disney Animation Studios at the age of 23. Before Frozen, Lino worked as an animator on films like Meet the Robinsons, Chicken Little, and as an animating supervisor on feature films, Bolt and Tangled, where he was most involved in the animating of character Flynn Rider.
|2002||Reign of Fire||Yes|
|2007||Meet the Robinsons||Yes|
|2008||Bolt||Yes||Yes||Supervising Animator||Voice of Vinnie|
|2009||Prep & Landing||Yes||Yes||Supervising Animator||Voice of Gristletoe Joe|
|2011||Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice||Yes||Animation Supervisor|
|2013||Frozen||Yes||Head of Animation|
|2019||Playmobil: The Movie||Yes||Producer|
|Little Nemo in Slumberland||Producer|
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- Keslassy, Elsa. "Michel Hazanavicius-Penned 'Little Jules Verne' Sails With ON Animation". Variety. Variety. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
- Keslassy, Elsa. "ON Animation, 'Moana's' Hyrum Osmond Team for 'Little Nemo in Slumberland' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
- "Oscar Winners 2015: The Complete List - 86th Academy Awards". Oscar.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-10.
- "Lino DiSalvo". IMDb.
- McNary, Dave (27 June 2014). "Paramount Nabs 'Frozen' Animator Lino DiSalvo from Disney". Variety. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
- Interview with Lino di Salvo, Animation Supervisor, Walt Disney Animation Studios 1/2. 9 September 2011 – via YouTube.
- Amidi, Amid (28 June 2014). "Paramount Snatches 'Frozen' Head of Animation Lino DiSalvo". Cartoon Brew. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
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