Anthony Stacchi

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Anthony F. Stacchi is an American effects animator and film director.

Stacchi graduated from California Institute of the Arts with a BFA in Film then went on to be an Animator and Commercial Director at San Francisco's Colossal Pictures and an effects animator at Industrial Light and Magic on Back to the Future, Hook, The Rocketeer and Ghost, and James and the Giant Peach. He was a storyboard artist for Antz, Spirit and Curious George and was the head of story for ILM's aborted computer animated feature "Frankenstien", and a short film, Work in Progress.

He recently made his directorial debut as co-director of Sony's first animated film Open Season. He will also direct an animated stop-motion film based on Alan Snow's children's novel Here Be Monsters! for LAIKA. The movie is announced for 2010.

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