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Shane Prigmore

Shane Prigmore is an art director & development consultant at The Walt Disney Company, director, creator, writer, designer, and creative consultant at Project Development, and the illustrator of "Planet of Kindergarten", published by Chronicles Books. He was also one of the 2D facial animators, and character designer on Laika Entertainment's Coraline.

Shane previously worked as a development artist on an unnamed project at Laika (2013-14), a development consultant at The Walt Disney Company (2013-14), and creative consultant at Walt Disney Imagineering (2012-14). A principal designer and consultant at The Hettema Group (2012-14), development consultant at DisneyToon Studios (2013), and an illustrator at Simon and Schuster (2009-2013). Development consultant at Warner Bros. (2012-13), design consultant on the Lego Movie at Animal Logic (2012-13), and head of story, story artist, development artist, character designer, and visual development artist at DreamWorks Animation (2006-12). A character designer on Coraline (2005-07) and The Boxtrolls (2006-07) at Laika, a director, executive producer, writer, and designer at Cartoon Network (2005-07), character designer at Universal Studios (2004-05), and teacher at the California Institute of the Arts (2005). He also worked as an animator on The Lord of the Rings at Weta Digital (2002), animator on The Iron Giant at Warner Bros. (1998), and visual development and story artist at Turner Feature Animation (1996-97).



  • Me and My Shadow (2015) - head of story
  • The Boxtrolls (2014) - character designer
  • The Lego Movie (2014) - concept artist and designer
  • Mr Peabody & Sherman (2014) - visual development artist
  • The Croods (2013) - character designer
  • Rise of the Guardians (2012) - story artist / visual development artist
  • Megamind (2010) - additional story artist
  • Dinner for Schmucks (2010) - additional diorama consultant
  • How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - character designer
  • Coraline (2009) - 2D facial animator / character designer
  • Curious George (2006) - character designer
  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) - animator
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) - animator
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) - animator: weta digital
  • Eight Crazy Nights (2002) - animator
  • Osmosis Jones (2001) - animator
  • The Iron Giant (1999) - animator: additional animation / rough inbetweener

TV Movie

  • The Powerpuff Girls Rule!!! (2008) - character designer

TV Series

  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2005-06) - writer for 2 episodes / character designer for 14 episodes
  • The Proud Family (2002-05) - character posing for 2 episodes
  • House of Mouse (2001-02) - (character designer for 5 episodes / character clean-up for 1 episode


  • Boys Night Out (2003) - additional animator

Concept Art Gallery


Mel Jones / The Other Mother

Charlie Jones / The Other Father

Wybie Lovat / The Other Wybie

Miss Spink & Miriam Forcible

Mr. Bobinsky

The Ghost Children

Minor Characters


  • Shane Prigmore won an Annie Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Character Design for a Feature Production" for his work on DreamWorks Animation's "The Croods".

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