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Kirk Hanson has worked in the animation industry since 1985, including a long tenure with Disney. On The Mighty B!, he storyboarded two episodes during the second season.


Early in his career, he worked at Hanna-Barbera on various shows and television films. At Hanna-Barbera, Hanson storyboarded the Christmas special A Flintstones Christmas Carol.[1]

He was a layout artist on the 1987 film The Brave Little Toaster.[2] Hanson worked as a story artist on the Disney films Aladdin,[3] The Hunchback of Notre Dame,[4] Hercules[5] and Fantasia 2000.[6] He provided storyboards on Toy Story 2.[7]

Hanson served as a storyboard artist on the PBS series Curious George,[8] the Disney shows Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Jake and the Never Land Pirates[9] in addition to the direct-to-video film Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest.[10]

Storyboarding credits

Season 2
Episode no. Title Notes
208b "Sleepless in San Francisco" Co-storyboarded with Katie Rice and David Gemmill
214 "O Brother, What Art Thou?" Co-storyboarded with Katie Rice and Frank Molieri


Year Title Role
1987 The Brave Little Toaster layout artist
1992 Aladdin story
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame story
1997 Hercules story
1999 Toy Story 2 additional storyboard artist
1999 Fantasia 2000 story development (Host sequences)
2000 Dinosaur story artist
2002 Treasure Planet story artist
2006 Curious George storyboard artist
2008 Space Chimps storyboard artist
2013 The Croods additional story artist
2020 Ella Bella Bingo additional storyboard artist


  1. Guida, Fred (August 2, 2006). A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television. Page 225. McFarland & Company. International standard book number 9780786428403.
  2. Beck, Jerry (October 28, 2005). The Animated Movie Guide. Chicago Review Press. Page 41. International standard book number 9781569762226.
  3. Sight and Sound Film Review. Page 232. British Film Institute.
  4. Grant, John (April 30, 1998). Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters. Page 421. Disney Editions. International standard book number 9780786863365.
  5. Maltin, Leonard (2000). The Disney Films. Page 355. Disney Editions. International standard book number 9780786885275.
  6. Culhane, John (December 15, 1999). Fantasia 2000. Disney Editions. International standard book number 9780786861989.
  7. Norman, Floyd (February 15, 2013). Animated Life: A Lifetime of tips, tricks, techniques and stories from a Disney Legend. Page 137. Taylor & Francis. International standard book number 9781136126376.
  8. Curious George, Zoo night and other animal stories!. Huntingburg Public Library. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  9. Hanson, Kirk. RESUME. Wixsite. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  10. Miller, Bob (June 28, 2015). DVD REVIEW: “Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest”. Indiewire. Retrieved October 23, 2020.

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Creators Amy PoehlerCynthia TrueErik Wiese
Directors Alex KirwanLarry LeichliterEddie TriguerosErik WieseBill Wray
Writers Mike BellWill BersonJohn Ross BowieJessica ChaffinNicholas CofrancescoJamie DenboDannah FeinglassJessica GaoBrendan HayDani MichaeliJulia MirandaRichard PurselAmanda SitkoKristine SongcoCynthia TrueErik Wiese
Storyboard Artists Ray AngrumEd BakerKen BoyerSherm CohenMark ColangeloLouie del CarmenDavid GemmillFred GonzalesChris GrahamIan GrahamSunil HallKirk HansonChuck KleinSteve LeCouilliardFrank MolieriMike MullenLynne NaylorJustin NicholsAaron PaetzHowie PerryBernie PettersonPiero PilusoChris ReccardiKatie RiceJustin RidgeOctavio RodriguezAndy SurianoDave ThomasMiles ThompsonKirk TingbladEddie TriguerosMatt WhitlockErik WieseCarey Yost
Art Director Seonna Hong
Story Editor Cynthia True
Comics Jessica GaoSunil HallBill Wray