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Ben Gluck
Benjamin Gluck

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter, Author
Years active1999-present
Notable work
9, Alpha and Omega

Benjamin Gluck [1](also known as Ben Gluck) is an American animation director, screenwriter, and storyboard artist. He was a director at Disney Animation.

Early Life

Benjamin was born in St. Louis, Missouri He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Film and Animation from California Institute of the Arts.

Gluck's student short film name Man's Best Friend was awarded the esteemed Walter Lantz Award. The film premiered worldwide in heavy rotation on MTV's network, and received many top awards in the US and International film circuits and toured worldwide in Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted Animation Festival.


He started his career as story trainee at DreamWorks Feature Animation where he worked on the film, The Prince of Egypt . Later on he worked for Disney Feature Animation

as storyboard artist, head of story and Director for over a decade. Gluck was the first Head of Story for Disney-Toon Studios and director of Brother Bear 2 [2]. Gluck directed the CGI animated theatrical feature film Alpha and Omega [3]for Lionsgate Family Entertainment. Gluck was Head of Story on the CG feature film, 9, executive produced by Tim Burton and hired by George Lucas to helm an original animated feature film.


Film Role Job
Man's Best Friend (1996) (short movie) Additional Voices director, creator
Dinosaur (2000) story
Home on the Range (2004) story
Bambi II (2006) Possum head of story
Brother Bear 2 (2006) Raccoon #2 director
9 (2009) head of story
Alpha and Omega (2010) Wolf #5 director, story
Yogi Bear (2010) story artist
The Prophet (2014 film) story
Madea's Tough Love (2015) story by, writer, consulting director
Gatchaman (2013) story, director

Other websites


  1. "Ben Gluck | Személyiség adatlap |" (in hu). 
  2. (in en) Brother Bear 2 (2006),, retrieved 2020-04-17 
  3. "Critique – Alpha & Omega de Anthony Bell et Ben Gluck" (in fr).