Education Sheridan College
Area(s) Cartoonist, Penciller
Movies The Boxtrolls
|Name Graham Annable|
Books Hickee Volume 3 #4
|Born June 1, 1970 (age 45)
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada (1970-06-01) |
Notable works Grickle Hickee "The Boxtrolls"
Nominations Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film
Similar People Anthony Stacchi, Alan Snow, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Jared Harris, Nick Frost
Graham annable in his own words part 1 of 2
Graham Annable (born June 1, 1970) is a cartoonist and animator living in Portland, Oregon. He is the creator of Grickle, published by Alternative Comics, and one of the founders of the Hickee humor anthology (also published by Alternative Comics). Annable has created works for the television, film, video game, and comic book industries.
Life and career
Annable was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. After graduating from Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, where he was classically trained as an animator, Annable ended up at LucasArts. He worked there for ten years, starting in 1994 on Full Throttle and ultimately as a lead animator on the cancelled Sam & Max: Freelance Police. In addition, Annable has done illustration and cartoon work for (among others) Chuck Jones, Nickelodeon, and Walt Disney Productions. His self-produced short animated films are also popular among YouTube watchers. Annable was employed as creative director at Telltale Games during their first year, and has continued working closely with them, later designing Puzzle Agent, amongst other titles.
He moved to Portland to work as a story artist on Coraline. He co-directed Laika's 3D stop-motion/CGI animated feature film The Boxtrolls (2014).