Jill Culton

Film Director / Animator | * 03/19/1973 (48)
Jillian Marie Culton (born March 19, 1973) is an American animator and director. With her directorial debut on Sony's first animated film, Open Season, she became the first female principal director of a big budget, computer-animated feature. Previously, she studied at the Character Animation program at the California Institute of the Arts, where she later taught animation. She was also a storyboard artist for various Pixar films such as Toy Story, Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life and also co-wrote the original treatment for Monsters, Inc., and continued to become the Head of Development. She animated on Toy Story and served as a Directing Animator at Turner Features for the film Cats Don't Dance. Along with Anthony Stacchi, she helped to develop Curious George while working at Industrial Light & Magic. In 2003, Culton joined Sony Pictures Animation, which launched a year before to produce CG animated films. During her years at Sony, Culton, along with directing Open Season an... ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Kids & Family | Animation | Comedies

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Movies with Jill Culton as Crew(9)

Directing/Director2019 Abominable
Writing/Writer2019 Abominable
Production/Executive Producer2008 Open Season 2
Directing/Director2006 Open Season
Writing/Screenstory2006 Open Season
Directing/Director2006 Boog and Elliot's Midnight Bun Run
Visual Effects/Visual Development2001 Monsters, Inc.
Writing/Original Story2001 Monsters, Inc.
Visual Effects/Character Designer1999 Toy Story 2

Full Name: Jill Culton
Born: Monday, 03/19 1973 (March) (current age: 48 years + 213 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: California Institute of the Arts
Other names for Jill Culton (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Τζιλ Κάλτον"
Jill Culton frequently works together with these people:
Andrew Stanton (5x, Crew)
Pete Docter (5x, Crew)
Guido Quaroni (5x, Actor)
Lee Unkrich (4x, Crew)
Mickie McGowan (4x, Actress)
Kelly O'Connell (4x, Crew)
Randy Newman (4x, Crew)
Dale Ruffolo (4x, Crew)
Ana Lacaze (4x, Crew)
Eileen O'Neill (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:541999, Added: 10/09/2018, Last updated: 10/12/2021