Byron Howard

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Byron P. Howard (born 1968) is an American motion picture director and story artist at Walt Disney Feature Animation, and is best known as the lead character animator on Lilo & Stitch and Brother Bear and the director on Bolt and Tangled. Byron Howard is one of the most notable animators working for Walt Disney and has had the chance to work several famous figures within the industry such as John Lasseter. However, the critically acclaimed and Oscar-nominated Bolt marked the young directors step into wide recognition.

Bolt (2008)

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Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Williams  •  Byron Howard
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Miley Cyrus  •  Susie Essman  •  Mark Walton

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Williams  •  Byron Howard
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Miley Cyrus  •  Susie Essman  •  Mark Walton

Tangled (2010)

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When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, who's looking for her ticket ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Nathan Greno
CAST:  Mandy Moore  •  Zachary Levi  •  Donna Murphy  •  Ron Perlman

When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, who's looking for her ticket ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Nathan Greno
CAST:  Mandy Moore  •  Zachary Levi  •  Donna Murphy  •  Ron Perlman

Tangled Ever After (2012)

The kingdom is in a festive mood as everyone gathers for the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn. However, when Pascal and Maximus, as flower chameleon and ring bearer, respectively, lose the gold bands, a frenzied search and recovery mission gets underway. As the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Nathan Greno
CAST:  Zachary Levi  •  Mandy Moore  •  Kari Wahlgren  •  Alan Dale

The kingdom is in a festive mood as everyone gathers for the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn. However, when Pascal and Maximus, as flower chameleon and ring bearer, respectively, lose the gold bands, a frenzied search and recovery mission gets underway. As the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Nathan Greno
CAST:  Zachary Levi  •  Mandy Moore  •  Kari Wahlgren  •  Alan Dale

Imagining Zootopia (2016)

Fusion spent two years with the production team of Disney's smash hit film. In 'Imagining Zootopia,' you will travel with the team to Africa to explore the animals in their natural habitat and find out how the storytellers and animators dealt with the very real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Osma  •  Kristofer Rios
CAST:  Byron Howard  •  Rich Moore  •  Jared Bush  •  Josie Trinidad

Fusion spent two years with the production team of Disney's smash hit film. In 'Imagining Zootopia,' you will travel with the team to Africa to explore the animals in their natural habitat and find out how the storytellers and animators dealt with the very real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Osma  •  Kristofer Rios
CAST:  Byron Howard  •  Rich Moore  •  Jared Bush  •  Josie Trinidad

Zootopia (2016)

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Rich Moore
CAST:  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Jason Bateman  •  Shakira  •  Idris Elba

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Rich Moore
CAST:  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Jason Bateman  •  Shakira  •  Idris Elba

Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (2015)

The story of the rocky road that Walt Disney took to get his interpretation of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937) to the silver screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah Crowell
CAST:  Eric Goldberg  •  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Richard M. Sherman  •  John Lasseter

The story of the rocky road that Walt Disney took to get his interpretation of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937) to the silver screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah Crowell
CAST:  Eric Goldberg  •  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Richard M. Sherman  •  John Lasseter

The Story Room: The Making of 'Lilo & Stitch' (2005)

An in-depth look at the making of Lilo & Stitch (2002).  (more)

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CAST:  Chris Sanders  •  Dean DeBlois  •  Clark Spencer  •  Pam Coats

An in-depth look at the making of Lilo & Stitch (2002).  (more)

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CAST:  Chris Sanders  •  Dean DeBlois  •  Clark Spencer  •  Pam Coats

Encanto (2021)

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A Colombian teenage girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Jared Bush
CAST:  Stephanie Beatriz  •  María Cecilia Botero  •  Wilmer Valderrama  •  Adassa

A Colombian teenage girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Jared Bush
CAST:  Stephanie Beatriz  •  María Cecilia Botero  •  Wilmer Valderrama  •  Adassa

Untangled: The Making of a Fairy Tale

Featurette about the making of Disney's Tangled  (more)

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CAST:  Mandy Moore  •  Zachary Levi  •  Glen Keane  •  Donna Murphy

Featurette about the making of Disney's Tangled  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mandy Moore  •  Zachary Levi  •  Glen Keane  •  Donna Murphy

Paths of Discover: The Making of Brother Bear

Featurette on the making of Disney's Brother Bear  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Chuck Williams  •  Robert Walker  •  Aaron Blaise  •  Ruben A. Aquino

Featurette on the making of Disney's Brother Bear  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Chuck Williams  •  Robert Walker  •  Aaron Blaise  •  Ruben A. Aquino