Acting For Animators
Paul Brizzi is an animation director at Disney Feature Animation. He and his brother Gaëtan directed the last segment of Fantasia 2000 "The Firebird." Previously, they both were sequence directors on The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Born in Paris, they began their career in 1973 as animators and created their own animation company in 1982. They directed and produced shorts, commercials, TV series and directed a feature for Gaumont in 1985, Asterix versus Cesar. In 1989,they sold their studio, Brizzi Film, to Disney TV and in 1992 began working for Disney Feature Animation until coming to live in Los Angeles to work in the Burbank studios in 1996.