Chris Gilligan is this week’s guest on The Life of Dad Show – Rewind Edition
On The Show
The Life of Dad Show, host Art Eddy shares an interview he did a few years back with Chris Gilligan. Art talks with Chris about fatherhood, creating shows that are perfect for his kids and what it takes to create an animated series.
About Chris Gilligan
A veteran of film, television and animation, Chris Gilligan’s credits include Disney’s James and the Giant Peach, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who, Robots and Oscar-nominated Frankenweenie. Gilligan currently serves as co-owner of independent feature film company Wild Invention, executive producers of the multi-nominated The Loneliest Planet and The Lifeguard.
Previously, Gilligan worked at Curious Pictures as an animator, writer and director. His work there earned him a Cable Ace Award for the short film Foilman and a Broadcast Design Award for Paper Chase, as well as an MTV Video Music Award nomination for Best Rap Video for Public Enemy’s Give It Up. He got his start in stop-motion animation working on commercials and children’s TV series at Broadcast Arts.
A graduate of Philadelphia’s University of the Arts with a BFA in Film and Animation, Gilligan currently resides in New York City with his wife and two children.
About The Life of Dad Show
The Life of Dad Show is the multimedia flagship property of the world’s largest network for fathers. With 600,000 downloads of its popular podcast and 300,000+ viewers of the Facebook Live show since 2017, The Life of Dad Show has gathered advice, stories and strategies from an unparalleled list of household names, from Shaq to Jim Gaffigan, to Michael Strahan and Mark Hamill, each offering a glimpse into their personal life as a dad. The show airs Mondays and Wednesdays on Facebook Live, YouTube and Instagram TV. The podcast comes out weekly.
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