Paul Downs


‚ÄčPaul Downs is a screenwriter, animator and educator with seventeen years of experience spanning film, commercial and video game production. Paul has written and developed projects for Cartoon Network, 20th Century Fox, and a live-action family film being produced by Smart Entertainment (Blades of Glory, Anger Management, Paul's animation credits include Robots, Ice Age franchise, Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who, Rio, Epic, Free Birds, Spies in Disguise, the 2017 Oscar(R) nominated fim Ferdinand as well as the two short films Surviving Sid and the Oscar(R) nominated No Time for Nuts. Paul lives in Florida, with his wife Jen and their two children, where he teaches Story/Animation at Ringling College of Art and Design.