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Phil Dale has worked in every aspect of the animation industry over the course of his 20-year career, from children’s series to high-end commercials, cutting-edge music videos to TV specials. He is best known for his beautiful stop motion animation.  A skilled and perceptive character animator with an international reputation, his list of feature film credits include: Coraline, The Tale of Despereaux, Corpse Bride, Monkeybone, and the award winning short film The Periwig Maker.
Phil has found a creative home at Laika Entertainment in Portland, Oregon, where he has been working for the past 4 years.  He is a director at the studio, developing a feature adaptation of Alan Snow’s children’s book Here Be Monsters!