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.
He was a layout artist on the 1987 film The Brave Little Toaster. Hanson worked as a story artist on the Disney films Aladdin, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules and Fantasia 2000. He provided storyboards on Toy Story 2.
Hanson served as a storyboard artist on the PBS series Curious George, the Disney shows Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Jake and the Never Land Pirates in addition to the direct-to-video film Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest.
|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|
|1987||The Brave Little Toaster||layout artist|
|1996||The Hunchback of Notre Dame||story|
|1999||Toy Story 2||additional storyboard artist|
|1999||Fantasia 2000||story development (Host sequences)|
|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|
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