Mark Walsh was an animator and director at Pixar Animation Studios. He began his career at Pixar in August 1997 working on A Bug's Life. He also did storyboard work on Toy Story 2[1]. He also worked on Monsters, Inc. and then became the directing animator of Finding Nemo. He worked a short while on The Incredibles before moving to Ratatouille as supervising animator. Walsh also worked on the DVD and Promo Production for Up and Toy Story 3. Walsh also directed Tom Hanks in recording sessions for a number of Toy Story Toons episodes. Most recently, he directed the short film Partysaurus Rex, where he voiced Drips the Whale. He left Pixar in 2015 and is now a director at Motional Entertainment, working on a VR short film called Gary the Gull[2].

Prior to Pixar, Walsh studied animation at California Institute of Arts (CalArts).

Samples of Work


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Mark Walsh podcast, SplineDoctors
  2. This Virtual Reality Startup Wants to Make Characters Talk Back, Variety, Janko Roettgers, March 3, 2016.
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