Barry Cook Net Worth

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Barry Cook (born 1958/1959) is an American film director who has worked in the animated film industry since the 1980s. Cook and Tony Bancroft directed Mulan (1998) and won the 1998 Annie Award for Best Animated Feature. Cook was also the co-director for Arthur Christmas (2011), directed by Sarah Smith. Cook also directed Walking with Dinosaurs (2013) with Neil Nightingale.Cook was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1958/1959. He made his first film when he was ten years old. Cook interned as an assistant animator at the animation studio Hanna-Barbera, where he contributed to the pilot episode of the 1981 TV series The Smurfs. In 1981, Disney hired Cook as an effects animator for Tron (1982). Cook subsequently animated or supervised effects for various films including The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (1991), and Aladdin (1992). He became the supervisor for the special-effects animation department at Disney. In 1992, he directed the animated short film Off His Rockers, which was about a child and his rocking horse. Peter Schneider, then president of feature animation, saw potential in Cook's film and supported its production. Off His Rockers drew the attention of director Randal Kleiser, who requested for the short to open his feature film Honey, I Blew Up the Kid in 1992. In 1993, Cook directed another animated short, Trail Mix-Up, which featured the cartoon character Roger Rabbit. His directing experience with Off His Rockers and Trail Mix-Up led him to the opportunity to direct Mulan with Bancroft.

Full NameNashville, Tennessee, USA

Visual Effects

Aladdin1992visual effects supervisor: Florida
Beauty and the Beast1991visual effects supervisor: Florida
The Rescuers Down Under1990effects animator
Roller Coaster Rabbit1990Short special effects animator
The Little Mermaid1989effects animator
Oliver & Company1988effects animator
Captain EO1986Short effects animator
My Science Project1985effects animator
The Black Cauldron1985effects animator
TRON1982effects animator


Walking with Dinosaurs 3D2013
Arthur Christmas2011co-director
My Last Day2011Short
The Best of Roger Rabbit1996Video segment "Trail Mix-Up"
Trail Mix-Up1993Short
Off His Rockers1992Short


Trail Mix-Up1993Short story
Off His Rockers1992Short story development

Animation Department

Aladdin1993/IVideo Game animation director
Heidi's Song1982assistant animator


My Last Day2011Short producer


Dream on Silly Dreamer2005Documentary shortHimself
The Art of Disney Animation1988TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

1998AnnieAnnie AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature ProductionMulan (1998)
1992Special Jury PrizeHiroshima International Animation FestivalOff His Rockers (1992)

Nominated Awards

2012Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsAnimated FeatureArthur Christmas (2011)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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