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October 20, 1972 |
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, animator, special effect artist|
|Notable work||Hotel for Dogs
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Thor Freudenthal (born October 20, 1972) is a German film director, animator and special effects artist.
Life and career
Freudenthal was raised in Berlin, Germany. He attended the Hochschule der Künste Berlin, and later moved to Southern California as an exchange student at CalArts. He started out as an animation director on short films like Mind the Gap, Monkey Business and The Tenor. He also worked on conceptal/visual art work at Sony Pictures Imageworks on films like Stuart Little, The ChubbChubbs! and Stuart Little 2. He later worked as second unit director on Disney's The Haunted Mansion. In 2005, he directed the short film Motel which was his first live-action film. He then worked as director on Hotel for Dogs in 2009 for DreamWorks Pictures. He directed the live-action/animated feature film, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, based on the book by Jeff Kinney. He has also been featured in Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Diary.
He directed Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013).
|1994||Mind the Gap||Director, writer|
|1999||Stuart Little||Creative and visual effects development|
|2002||The ChubbChubbs!||Character designer, storyboard artist|
|Stuart Little 2||Conceptual artist|
|2003||The Haunted Mansion||Second unit director|
|2009||Hotel for Dogs||Director|
|2010||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||Director, storyboard artist|
|2013||Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters||Director|
|2014-||Arrow||Director (4 Episodes)|
|2015-||The Flash||Director (1 Episode)|
|2015-||Supergirl||Director (1 Episode)|
|2016-||Legends of Tomorrow||Director (1 Episode)|
|2017-||The Expanse||Director (3 Episodes)|
|2018||Words on Bathroom Walls||Director|
- Mary Schubert. "Calarts Student WinsAnimation Prize: Film Combines Ostrich, Oper". TheFreeLibrary.com. TheFreeDictionary.com. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
- Christina Villacorte (5 August 2013). "Dozens of misdemeanors downgraded to infractions". Los Angeles Daily News. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
- Naomi Pfefferman (8 August 2013). "Thor Freudenthal on 'Percy Jackson,' grandparents on Schindler's list". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
- The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney