Monday, January 2, 2012

The Smurfs:A Christmas carol:Maxi-director Troy Quane On Sony's mini-Movie.

There's always surprise in santa's sack.THis holiday season,the surprise lkies in The smurfs 3-Disc Holiday gift set on Blu-ray: an all-new "mini-movie" The smurfs:A Christmas carol,directed by Troy Quane.Whom we have previously met on Disney's Enchanted.
Troy began his animation career in 1995,When he was hired out of sheridan college as a character Design for Phoenix Animation studios in toronto.With in three months he was promoted to production Designer,then spent the following eighteen months as an Art Director and Design supervisor for numerous various productions at the studio.
In the summer of 1966,Quane was hired as a traditional animator for Walt Disney animation canada's new studio in toronto.There he worked on a multude of direct-to-video productions including beauty and beast:The Enchanted Christmas,Pocahontas11:Journey to the New World and Mickey's once upon A Christmas.
In 1999,he left Disney to embark on a freelance career.Over the next years he progressed to senior Animator on various top end commercials and feature films including Fox feature Animator's osmosis Jones,sony's Eight Crazy nights and Universal's Curious George.
In 2003,Quane joined the stopory crew for the wild,a CGI feature film executive produced by Kevin Lima,before working as a story artist on the director's critically acclaimed live-action &
hand-Drawn animation hybird film Enchanted.Most recently.Quane joined sony pictures Animation to direct the TWenty-two minute short film The smurfs:A Christmas Carol,a mini-movie,Which combines CGI and Hand drawn animation.