May 25, 1975
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
|Occupation||Director, Screenwriter, Story Artist, Voice Actor|
Benjamin "Ben" Gluck (born May 25, 1975) is an American movie director, screenwriter, story artist and voice actor. He is best known for his work in animated movies. His most famous movie is Alpha and Omega.
Gluck was born in St. Louis, Missouri and he went to school at CalArts. He started his career by directing the animated short movie Man's Best Friend, which was shown on MTV. The short got mixed reviews from movie critics. After that, he worked at Walt Disney Animation Studios as a story artist in Dinosaur and Home on the Range. The first full-length movie Gluck directed was Brother Bear 2. It got mixed-to-positive reviews and was nominated for an Annie Award. He also made a voice cameo in the movie. He worked as Head of Story in Shane Acker's 9. Later, along with Steve Moore, Gluck wrote the original story for Alpha and Omega, which he also co-directed and made a small, cameo that was not credited. Despite having mixed reviews from movie critics, Alpha and Omega is Ben Gluck's highest-grossing animated movie, where it was also nominated for an Annie Award. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Character Animation from the California Institute of the Arts. His next movie is Alpha and Omega 2, the sequel to Alpha and Omega, which is expected for a release in 2013 or 2014.
|Man's Best Friend (1996) (short movie)||Additional Voices||Director, Writer|
|Dinosaur (2000)||Story Artist|
|Home on the Range (2004)||Story Artist|
|Bambi II (2006)||Head of Story|
|Brother Bear 2 (2006)||Raccoon #2||Director|
|9 (2009)||Head of Story|
|Alpha and Omega (2010)||Voice on the Radio (uncredited)||Director, Writer, Story|
|Yogi Bear (2010)||Story Artist|
|Alpha and Omega 2 (2014)||Director, Writer, Based on characters by|