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Josh Staub

Adjunct Associate Professor

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John C. Hench Division of Animation + Digital Arts

Josh Staub is an award-winning artist and filmmaker for Walt Disney Animation Studios where he has spent the last 13 years contributing to a multitude of films including the Academy Award winning Frozen and the animated short films Paperman and Feast.

In addition to helping create some of the most successful and popular animated feature films ever made, Josh is also an accomplished independent filmmaker and sole-creator of the animated short film The Mantis Parable, which screened in over 100 film festivals around the world (Annecy, Tribeca), graced the screens of the nation’s top art museums (National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, LACMA, MoMA), and twice qualified for consideration of an Academy Award nomination.

In 2018, Josh was inducted into the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (Oscars) for "exceptional accomplishments in the field of theatrical motion pictures."