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Chris Buckley

Animation Director
Atomic Cartoons


Chris has been working in the 3D Animation industry since 1996 starting as an animator on the ground breaking tv show, Reboot. From there he’s worked on over 50 episodes of animated television shows and 6 direct to DVD movies including Casper, Inspector Gadget, Tony Hawk and multiple Barbie films. Chris made the the jump to feature animation and Visual Fx, working on Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Pacific Rim, The Smurfs 1 and 2 and Her. He then went to lead teams of animators on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the team responsible for the Raptors on Jurassic World as well as was a Supervising animator on Alice Through the Looking Glass. He then spent a year at Animal Logic supervising the pre-production on the LEGO MOVIE 2. Before coming to Atomic Cartoons he worked on Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Industrial Light and Magic. Chris is now the Animation Director at Atomic Cartoons of various LEGO specials. Chris has worked at such company’s as Industrial Light and Magic, Sony Imageworks, Digital Domain, Image Engine, Animal Logic, Titmouse and Mainframe.

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