Hans Peter Bacher

1975-1990 Asst. Professor for Animation and Comic-strip-design at the university of Essen
1975-1994 own studio ‘madTParty’ in Duesseldorf
illustration work for European advertising. animation film producer for German TV. CG-design assignments for Richard Williams Animation London. spec.effx/matte painting work for live action film. co-creation of the comic strip series ‘Alfred J. Kwak’. styling of a 52 episode – ‘Kwak’ TV-series.
1987-1991 Production Design for Disney’s ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Aladdin’ and ‘The Lion King’.
1990 German Golden Camera Award for the development of the cartoon character Alfred J. Kwak.
1991-1994 Production design and art direction at Spielberg’s London Amblimation Studio for ‘Balto’ and ‘Cats’.
1994 Move and employment at Disney Feature Animation, Los Angeles. Stylistic designs for ‘Hercules’, ‘Fantasia 2000’, ‘Tin Soldier’, ‘Beethoven’s fifth symphony’, and ‘Dinosaur’.
1995 Production design for ‘Mulan’
1998 Annie Award for the ‘Mulan’ production design
1998-2003 Design development for various Disney CG- and traditional animation projects, ‘Lilo and Stitch’, ‘Little Match-Girl’, ‘Brother Bear’, ‘Wild Life’, ‘I Am’, ‘My Peoples’, ‘Snow Queen’, ‘Fraidy Cat’, ‘Beauty and the Beast Live Action’ (most of them shelved)
1998 Logo design for the Lion King Broadway show
2003 Move to the Philippines
Independent film designer and producer. book author and teacher at universities and studios in the Philippines, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Austria and China
Since Jan. 2011 Assoc. Professor at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore teaching Production Design and character development for Animation, illustration and comic-strip-design
Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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