Top Ten Directors of Animated Movies


The Top Ten

1 Hayao Miyazaki Hayao Miyazaki Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist.

He made my favorite film Kiki's Delivery Service and my second favorite film Ponyo. - Weasltown

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2 Isao Takahata
3 James Algar
4 Pete Docter

This man is just a flat out genius. His movies have the power to make you laugh one minute and cry the next. - phillysports

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5 John Lasseter John Lasseter John Alan Lasseter is an American animator and film director, who is the chief creative officer of Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios. V 1 Comment
6 Andrew Stanton

Finding Nemo and Wall-E

7 Brad Bird

Iron Giant and Ratatouille


8 Chris Sanders

Lilo & Stitch and How to Train Your Dragon

9 JirĂ­ Trnka
10 Paul Tibbitt Paul Tibbitt Paul Harrison Tibbitt is an American animator, television producer, writer, storyboard artist, songwriter, and voice actor, best known for working on the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Really?! The man that Nickelodeon brought in to turn SpongeBob Squarepants into a series that teaches kids to be very stupid, unhealthy Wendy Whiners is on this list?! You might as well put Stephen Hillenburg on this list.

The Contenders

11 Ron Clements

The Little Mermaid and Aladdin

12 Ralph Bakshi
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