Sanjay Patel

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Sanjay Patel
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Born London, United Kingdom
Occupation Animator
Years active 1996–present

Sanjay Patel is a British-born American animator and illustrator who has worked in the animation department of various projects, most of them animated films released by Pixar.

Biography[edit]

Sanjay was born in 1974, in London to Gujarati parents. He moved to Los Angeles and his parents work in a motel, will durin their Hindu ceremonies, Sanjay watches the cartoons.

Childhood[edit]

He is best known for directing the short animated film Sanjay's Super Team (2015) inspired by Patel's own childhood,[1] which received a nomination in the category of Best Animated Short Film at the 88th Academy Awards[2] and for Best Animated Short Subject at the 43rd Annie Awards.[3]

Since 1996, Patel has worked as an animator on numerous Pixar films such as Monsters, Inc. (2001), Ratatouille (2007), Cars (2006), Monsters University (2013), Toy Story 2 (1999) and The Incredibles (2004) and served as a character developer on the latter two films.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keegan, Rebecca (April 29, 2015). "Pixar artist Sanjay Patel gets personal with 'Sanjay's Super Team'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ Ford, Rebecca (January 14, 2016). "Oscar Nominations: The Complete List". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (December 1, 2015). "Annie Awards Noms: 'Inside Out', 'Anomalisa', 'Shaun The Sheep', 'Good Dinosaur' & 'Peanuts ' Up For Best Feature". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 23, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Indian-Origin Director Sanjay Patel Debuts With Film on Hindu Deities". NDTV. October 14, 2015. Retrieved January 23, 2016. 

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