Chris Casady is a ""traditional"" animator working in motion picture special effects from his studio in Hollywood. Specializing in rotoscoping techniques Casady's contributions can be seen in Pluto Nash, The Craft, Beetlejuice, Buckaroo Banzai, TRON, Airplane!, Ed Wood, etc.
He has two Clio awards for his work in commercials an directed an animated music video for the Beastie Boys. His own animated film, Pencil Dance, won awards at International animation festivals in France, Italy, Japan and Canada. He was a judge at the Ottawa International Animation Festival in 1990 and the Flash Film Festival in NYC 2000. Casady studied animation at California Institute of the Arts.