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Don Hall (filmmaker)

American film director

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Don Hall
Born
Donald Hall

(1969-03-08) March 8, 1969 (age 52)
Alma materUniversity of Iowa
OccupationFilm director, writer, voice actor
EmployerWalt Disney Animation Studios (1999-present)
Notable work
Tinker Bell (film)
Winnie the Pooh
Big Hero 6
Moana
Raya and the Last Dragon

Donald Hall (born March 8, 1969) is an American film director, writer, and voice actor at Walt Disney Animation Studios. He is known for co-directing: Winnie the Pooh (2011), based on the homonym novel by A.A. Milne, Big Hero 6 (2014), which was inspired by the Marvel's comics of the same name, Moana (2016), along with Ron Clements and John Musker, and Raya and the Last Dragon.[1] Big Hero 6 won the Oscar, Golden Globe, and Annie Award for Best Animated Feature in 2015.

Hall is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a bachelor of fine arts degree in drawing and painting.

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Filmography

Feature films

Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Head of/
Story
Supervisor
Story
Artist
Other Voice Role Notes
1999 Tarzan No Story No No No
2000 The Emperor's New Groove No No No Yes Yes Additional Story Material
2003 Brother Bear No No No No Yes Additional Story
2005 Chicken Little No No No Yes Yes Character Designer
2007 Meet the Robinsons No Screenplay Yes No Yes Coach/Gaston Framagucci
2008 Bolt No No No No Yes Special Thanks
2009 The Princess and the Frog No No Yes No Yes Darnell Artistic Supervisor - Story
2010 Tangled No No No No No Disney Story Trust - uncredited
[2]
2011 Winnie the Pooh Yes Story No No No
2012 Wreck-It Ralph No No No No No
2013 Frozen No No No No No
2014 Big Hero 6 Yes No No No Yes Creative Leadership
2016 Zootopia No No No No Yes
Moana Co-Director Story No No Yes
2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet No No No Additional Yes
2019 Frozen II No No No No Yes
2021 Raya and the Last Dragon Yes Story No No Yes
Encanto[3][4] No No No No Yes

Short films and series

Year Title Credited as
Director Writer Executive
Producer
Other Notes
2017 Gone Fishing[5] Co-Director No No No
2022 Baymax![6] TBA TBA Yes Yes Series Creator
Disney+ Original Short-Form Series

Collaborators

  • Chris Williams, who worked with Hall on Big Hero 6 and Moana
  • Stephen J. Anderson, who worked with Hall on a number of Disney features, includes co-directing Winnie the Pooh.
  • Mark Dindal, who worked with Hall on The Emperor's New Groove and Chicken Little
  • Carlos López Estrada, who worked with Hall on Raya and the Last Dragon

Awards and nominations

Won

Nominations

  • (2008) - Annie Award for Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production for Meet the Robinsons
  • (2012) - Gold Derby Award for Animated Feature for Winnie the Pooh
  • (2012) - Annie Award for Writing in a Feature Production for Winnie the Pooh
  • (2012) - Annie Award for Directing in a Feature Production for Winnie the Pooh
  • (2015) - Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Directing in an Animated Feature Production for Big Hero 6
  • (2015) - Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best Animated Feature Film for Big Hero 6
  • (2015) - BAFTA for Best Animated Feature Film for Big Hero 6
  • (2015) - Cinema Bloggers Award, Portugal for Best Animated Film for Big Hero 6
  • (2015) - Crítici de Cinema Online Portugueses Award for Best Animated Film for Big Hero 6
  • (2015) - Gold Derby Award for Animated Feature for Big Hero 6
  • (2017) - Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best Animated Film for Moana

References

  1. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (December 31, 2013). "Chris Williams To Co-Direct Disney Animation's 'Big Hero 6' With Don Hall". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 31, 2013.
  2. ^ Goldman, Eric (February 18, 2016). "How Disney's Story Trust Helped Change Big Hero 6, Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph and More". IGN. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  3. ^ "Disney's Teaming Lin Manuel Miranda with Zootopia Co-Director for Secret Animated Film". Cinemablend.
  4. ^ Shuler, Skyler (June 17, 2020). "Exclusive: Byron Howard and Jared Bush to Direct 'Encanto' For Walt Disney Animation Studios".
  5. ^ Wolfe, Jennifer (January 13, 2017). "'Moana' Sails Home on Digital HD February 21 and Blu-ray March 7". Animation World Network. Retrieved December 12, 2020.
  6. ^ Bullard, Benjamin (December 10, 2020). "BAYMAX! THE SERIES BOUNDING TO DISNEY+, 'ENCANTO' REVEALED AS NEXT DISNEY ANIMATED FILM". Syfy Wire. Retrieved December 12, 2020.

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