Ben Gluck

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Benjamin Gluck
Born Benjamin Gluck
May 25, 1976 (1976-05-25) (age 39)
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Nationality American
Occupation Director, Screenwriter, Story Artist, Voice Actor
Years active 1999-present

Benjamin "Ben" Gluck (born May 25, 1976)[1][2] is an American movie director and screenwriter.

Biography[change | change 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 | change source]

Film Role Job
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
Alpha and Omega: The Legend of the Saw Tooth Cave (2014) Rogue #5 Director, Writer, Story, Based on characters created by
Alpha and Omega 5: Family Vacation (2015) Kevin Director, Writer, Story, Based on characters created by

Other websites[change | change source]

  1. "Ben Gluck". Momomesh. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. "Gluck, Ben, 1976-". Library of Congress Name Authority File. Library of Congress. Retrieved 31 January 2014.