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Sam Liu

Animation Director / Illustrator / Television Director / Film Director
Sam Liu is an American animation producer, director, storyboard artist and character designer. He is best known for directing animated superhero films at both Marvel Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation. Sam attended the University of California, Santa Cruz for fine art then went on to Art Center College of Design as an illustration major. While at UCSC he illustrated for the first Cyberpunk RPG from R. Talsorian Games. Liu's first job was in comic books, penciling for Image Comics. In 1996, he moved to animation, directing Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles and Godzilla: The Series for Sony Animation. He later went to Sony Computer Entertainment of America to design characters for PlayStation, then came back to animation, winning a Daytime Emmy Award for his work on The Batman series in 2006. He was a sequence director for The Batman vs Dracula. He has since worked on many animated films for Marvel Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, including All-Star Superman, ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Action | Science Fiction

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Emmy Award

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Movies with Sam Liu as Crew(39)

Directing/Director2020 Superman: Red Son
Production/Producer2020 Superman: Red Son
Directing/Director2019 DC Showcase: Death
Production/Producer2019 DC Showcase: Death
Directing/Director2019 Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
Production/Producer2019 Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
Directing/Director2019 Reign of the Supermen
Production/Producer2019 Reign of the Supermen
Directing/Director2019 The Death and Return of Superman
Production/Producer2019 The Death and Return of Superman
Directing/Director2019 Justice League vs. the Fatal Five
Production/Producer2019 Justice League vs. the Fatal Five
Directing/Director2018 Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
Production/Producer2018 Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
Directing/Director2018 The Death of Superman
Production/Producer2018 The Death of Superman
Directing/Director2018 Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
Production/Producer2018 Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
Art/Storyboard Designer2017 Justice League Dark
Directing/Director2017 Batman and Harley Quinn
Directing/Director2017 Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
Directing/Director2016 Batman: The Killing Joke
Art/Storyboard Designer2016 Batman: Bad Blood
Directing/Director2016 Justice League vs. Teen Titans
Art/Storyboard Artist2016 Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders
Art/Storyboard Designer2015 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
Art/Storyboard Designer2015 Batman vs. Robin
Directing/Director2015 Justice League: Gods and Monsters
Art/Storyboard Designer2014 Batman: Assault on Arkham
Directing/Director2011 All Star Superman
Directing/Director2011 Batman: Year One
Directing/Director2011 Thor: Tales of Asgard
Directing/Director2010 Planet Hulk
Art/Art Direction2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
Directing/Director2009 Hulk Vs.
Directing/Director2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
Directing/Assistant Director2005 The Batman vs. Dracula

TV Shows/Series with Sam Liu as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2013 Beware the Batman
Directing/Director2011 Green Lantern: The Animated Series
Directing/Director2010 Young Justice
Directing/Director2004 The Batman
Directing/Director1998 Godzilla: The Series
Directing/Director1997 Extreme Ghostbusters

Full Name: Sam Liu
Educated at: Art Center College of Design, University of California, Santa Cruz
Employer: Marvel Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, Image Comics
Sam Liu frequently works together with these people:
Sam Register (23x, Crew)
Bruce Timm (21x, Crew)
Alan Burnett (17x, Crew)
James Tucker (15x, Crew)
Michael Uslan (14x, Crew)
Wes Gleason (13x, Crew)
Jay Oliva (12x, Crew)
Amy McKenna (12x, Crew)
Rino Romano (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6656, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/24/2020