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Tony Bancroft Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Career, and Awards

Tony Bancroft Biography

A native of Orange County, California, United States, Tony Bancroft is a famous American animator and film director who frequently collaborates with Disney. He is the lessor and inventor of the faith-driven animation company Toonacious Family Entertainment. He presently serves as the Executive VP of Creative Development and Production for DivideNine Animation Studios.

Tony Bancroft Age

Bancroft is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born on 31 July 1967 in Orange County, California, United States.

Tony Bancroft Height

Bancroft has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.

Tony Bancroft Education

In March 2018, it was announced that Bancroft would join Azusa Pacific University as the head of the school’s new Animation and Visual Effects degree program beginning in the fall of that year. In 2018, Bancroft also was an animator for Mary Poppins Returns. Bancroft is currently a storyboard artist at Warner Bros. Animation, after he was one of the traditional animators on Space Jam: A New Legacy.

Tony Bancroft Family

Bancroft was born and brought up by his parents in Texas. Our efforts to find more information about his parents came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus the identity of Thron’s parents is unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. We will update this section.

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Tony Bancroft Wife

Bancroft is happily married to his beloved wife Rene. The two are blessed with three daughters, Caitlin, Savannah, and Sierra. They returned to Los Angeles after living in Florida during the production of Mulan. He has a twin brother named Tom who is also an animator.

He is a Christian and highly credits God for his talents as an animator and director.

Tony Bancroft Net Worth

Bancroft has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.

Tony Bancroft Career

With over 30 years in the animation industry, Bancroft has been creatively involved in almost every position making animated films, commercials, short films 0r videos. His animation and directing talents have been honed while operating at Walt Disney Feature Animation, Sony Pictures, his own animation company, Toonacious Family Entertainment, and currently, as an independent contractor working with Disney, Warner Brothers, and many more.

Bancroft was accepted into the entire California Institute of the Arts (Cal-Arts) in 1987, where he succeeded artistically and created a lifelong affection for animation. Soon after, he discovered one of his childhood dreams as he was employed to animate for Walt Disney Animation Studios. During his 12-year career with Disney Studios, Bancroft helped make and animate Pumbaa, the dim-witted sidekick in The Emperor’s New Groove; Cogsworth the nervous clock from Beauty and the Beast; the lovable warthog in The Lion King; and Iago the pestering parrot in Aladdin.

Bancroft’s most considerable achievements include being the co-director of Walt Disney’s animated film, Mulan, for which he acquired the Annie Award for Director of the Year from ASIFA-International; and animation supervisor of Sony’s Stuart Little 2, for which he received the Visual Effects Society’s top award for character animation.

Bancroft also acted as the Animation Director for Sony Pictures’ summer 2002 release, Stuart Little 2, and, in 2003, was voice director of the English language version of the Miyasaki film Porco Rosso through Walt Disney Studios.

Tony Bancroft Awards

n 1998 Bancroft acquired the Annie Award for Outstanding Attainment in Directing, along with co-director Barry Cook for Mulan

In 2003, Bancroft received the Visual Effects Society Award for Best Character Animation in an Animated Motion Picture, along with David Schaub, Eric Armstrong, and Sean Mullen, for Stuart Little 2

In 2019 he obtained the Uzeta Award at the Etna International Festival of Comics and Pop Culture in Catania, Italy for Best Cross-Media Artist for The Return of Mary Poppins

Tony Bancroft Movies

  • Mosley 2019
  • Animal Crackers 2017
  • Bunyan and Babe 2017
  • The Sweatbox 2002
  • Mulan 1998
  • The Making of ‘The Lion King’ 1994
  • High in the Clouds Mulan

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