Supervising Animator Sony Pictures Imageworks
OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL
In his ten years at Sony Pictures Imageworks, Saliba has served as the Animation supervisor on the family adventure film G-FORCE (3D), MONSTER HOUSE (3D) and THE HAUNTED MANSION and worked as a senior animator on the Academy Award-winning SPIDER-MAN 2, STUART LITTLE 2, winner of the Visual Effects Society award in 2003 for Best Character Animation in an Animated Motion Picture, and Imageworks’ first CG short—THE CHUBBCHUBBS! winner of an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.
Prior to Imageworks, Saliba was Supervising Animator on the 2001 Paramount Pictures/ Nickelodeon Movies feature JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS-one of the first animated films ever to be nominated for an Oscar.
In 1995, Saliba served as Animation Director on the feature films ANASTASIA and TITAN A.E. for Fox Animation.
Saliba spent time in Sydney, Australia with Walt Disney Television Animation where he worked as a Character Animator and Animation Supervisor on numerous television shows and direct-to-video features.
Saliba is an animation industry veteran with wide-ranging experience in both traditional and CG character animation. He began his career in Dublin, Ireland working for Don Bluth Animation on animated features including ROCK-A DOODLE and THUMBELINA. While in Dublin, he also taught animation at Ballyfermot College.
Troy Saliba is an animation supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks, most recently completing work on Disney’s OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL with director Sam Raimi.
Prior to OZ, Saliba was Imageworks’ animation supervisor on Sony Pictures Animation’s live-action/ animated feature, THE SMURFS (3D).