Don Hall (filmmaker)
American film director
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March 8, 1969
|Alma mater||University of Iowa|
|Occupation||Film director, writer, voice actor|
|Employer||Walt Disney Animation Studios (1999-present)|
|Tinker Bell (film)|
Winnie the Pooh
Big Hero 6
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. 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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|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|
|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|
|2011||Winnie the Pooh||Yes||Story||No||No||No|
|2014||Big Hero 6||Yes||No||No||No||Yes||Creative Leadership|
|2018||Ralph Breaks the Internet||No||No||No||Additional||Yes|
|2021||Raya and the Last Dragon||Yes||Story||No||No||Yes|
Short films and series
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- 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
- (2015) - Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for Big Hero 6
- (2015) - Visual Effects Society Award for Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture for Big Hero 6
- (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
- 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.
- 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.
- "Disney's Teaming Lin Manuel Miranda with Zootopia Co-Director for Secret Animated Film". Cinemablend.
- Shuler, Skyler (June 17, 2020). "Exclusive: Byron Howard and Jared Bush to Direct 'Encanto' For Walt Disney Animation Studios".
- 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.
- Bullard, Benjamin (December 10, 2020). "BAYMAX! THE SERIES BOUNDING TO DISNEY+, 'ENCANTO' REVEALED AS NEXT DISNEY ANIMATED FILM". Syfy Wire. Retrieved December 12, 2020.