KELLY ASBURY (Director) also directed and co-wrote the 3D CG animated feature film Gnomeo & Juliet. His other past directorial efforts include the Oscar®-nominated films Shrek 2 and Spirit – Stallion of the Cimarron.
During his over thirty year career as an animation artist, Asbury has served many creative capacities on some of Hollywood’s most popular animated films, including Frozen, Wreck It Ralph, Shrek, Toy Story, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid.
Asbury also provided a variety of character voices on Gnomeo & Juliet and Shrek 2. In addition to films, Asbury is a noted author and illustrator of several published children’s books, as well as having written and compiled the offbeat, non-fiction book, Dummy Days 2 America’s Favorite Ventriloquists from Radio and Early TV.
Asbury resides in Southern California. You can keep up with him at SmurfsProductionBlog.com.