- About Me
Rex Grignon is a Canadian-American animation director and entrepreneur. Grignon received his animation training at Sheridan College where he graduated in 1984. He then earned his Bachelor's Degree in 1985 from New York Institute of Technology. He worked in Europe for two years as a staff animator and Art Director in Frankfurt and Paris, mostly working on early 3D commercials and broadcast graphics. Grignon moved to the U.S. in 1988 where he worked for Pacific Data Images as a Senior Animator and co-founded PDI's Character Animation Group with Tim Johnson.
After founding the Character Animation Group, he worked for two years with Jim Henson and Frank Oz at the Jim Henson Company as lead animator. Grignon briefly left PDI to work at Pixaras an animator on Toy Story. After PDI was bought[...]