Joe Ranft
Date of Birth
Mar 13, 1960
Birth Place:
Pasadena, CA


Contemporary animation lost a visionary on August 18, 2005 -- at a point when Pixar continued to deeply reilluminate the possibilities of the animated form, via their perennial collaborations with Walt Disney Studios. The vision and artistry of Joe Ranft played a vital, essential role in this process. His name might not be a household one on par with Disney or Avery, but in his brief window of 45...