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May 25, 1976
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
|Occupation||Director, Screenwriter, Story Artist, Voice Actor|
Biography[change | edit source]
Gluck was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He started his career by directing the animated short Man's Best Friend, which premiered on MTV and won the Walter Lantz Award as well as the New York Independent Animation Award for best animated short. Ben then worked at Walt Disney Feature Animation as a story artist on such feature films as Dinosaur (2000)', The Emperor's New Groove, and Home on the Range. He served as Head of Story on Bambi II (2006) and directed Brother Bear 2, which was nominated for an Annie Award.
In 2006 Ben served as Head of Story on 9 (2009) produced by Focus Features and Tim Burton. He directed "Alpha and Omega" a 3-D computer animated feature; it gained a cult following among fans and audiences and it currently ranks as Lionsgate's highest-grossing animated feature to date.
Ben received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Character Animation from the California Institute of the Arts.
Filmography[change | edit source]
|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: A Howl-iday Adventure (2013)||Rogue #5||Based on characters created by|
Other websites[change | edit source]
- "Gluck, Ben, 1976-". Library of Congress Name Authority File. Library of Congress. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2011007783.html. Retrieved 31 January 2014.