Subject:
Alain Costa

Birth: March 5, 1955 in Arras, France

Occupation/Title:
Animator/cell animation and rotoscoping/character animator/key animator, voice actor

Bio Summary:

Early Life/Family:
Brother of Jean Manuel Costa, a director of stop motion film.

Education/Training:
Graduated from Famous Artists School

Career Outline:
"...worked in the animation industry for Disney, Don Bluth Warner Brothers
and ILM and taught animation in France. I did an oil plein air painting
class with Tom Soltesz in Marin County California USA." - alaincosta.jimdo.com

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Miscellaneous:
According to his website, Costa is available to be commissioned to paint oil portraits of pets. Presently lives in Dublin, Ireland.

Filmography:
2003 Paul Grimault, image par image (Video documentary, himself)
1999 Fantasia/2000 (additional animator)
1999 The Mummy (animator: ILM)
1998 Quest for Camelot (animator: United States)
1996 Space Jam (animator)
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (additional animator)
1995 The Pebble and the Penguin (character animator)
1994 Thumbelina (additional character animator)
1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (animator)
1991 Winnie the Pooh & Christmas Too (TV Short) (animator: France)
1991 Rock-A-Doodle (character animator)
1989 The BFG (key animator)
1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven (character animator)
1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (animator)
1988 La table tournante (voice)
1986 Asterix in Britain (animator)
1985 Asterix and Caesar (animator)
The Adventures of Hercules II (cell animation and rotoscoping)
1983 Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse (TV Movie) (animator)
1983 Great Expectations (TV Movie) (animator)
1982/II A Christmas Carol (TV Movie) (animator)
1980 The King and the Mockingbird (animator)

Related Links:
Bibliographic References:
-http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0182059/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
-http://alaincosta.jimdo.com/
-http://www.jeanmanuelcosta.com/alain-costa/
Contributors To This Listing:
David Terry

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