Chris Sanders
Sanders at the 86th Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon
3 Nominations
Role Director
Born March 12, 1962
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Christopher Sanders is an American animation director and illustrator best known for creating the Disney animated feature Lilo & Stitch and DreamWorks How to Train Your Dragon, and providing the voice of Experiment 626 from Lilo & Stitch. After leaving Walt Disney Animation Studios, Sanders went on to work for DreamWorks Animation, directing the highly acclaimed animated feature film, How to Train Your Dragon.


75th Academy Awards, 2002
Best Animated FeatureLilo & Stitch
83rd Academy Awards, 2010
Best Animated FeatureHow to Train Your Dragon (shared with Dean DeBlois)
86th Academy Awards, 2013
Best Animated FeatureThe Croods (shared with Kirk De Micco and Kristine Belson)

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