Meet Philo Barnhart animator, illustration artist for Disney Studio

Meet Philo Barnhart former animation and illustration artist for Disney Studio

Philo Barnhart is known for his work on The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and The Beast (1991), The Secret of NIMH (1982) and The Black Cauldron (1985).

From the Hanna Barbera Godzilla series, animation and illustration artist for Disney Studio and many other studios and publishing firms. Known for his work on feature-length films. Philo has worked on fan favorites The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, as well as special effects for Star Trek: The Motion Picture. He was an animator on the Hanna Barbera Godzilla series in the late 70s.

Philo Barnhart

Philo Barnhart has also worked on numerous other animated TV shows and video games including The Smurfs, Scooby Doo, Dragons Lair, and many more. If you are lucky you will hear his story about being an extra in Mary Poppins. He will be available for signing autographs and offering selfie photo ops along with new and commissioned works.

Daily and weekend passes available while supply lasts. Concert After-parties Friday and Saturday nights included in admission.

Friday March 11: vendors and artists will be open from 4:00 until 8:00 pm, with special early buyers access at 3:00 pm
Saturday March 12: vendors and artists will be open from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, with special early buyers access at 9:00 am.
Sunday March 13: vendors and artists will be open from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, with special early buyers access at 9:00 am

Philo Barnhart Credits Include:

  • 1995 The Tale of Tillie’s Dragon (Short) (additional layout artist)
  • 1991 Beauty and the Beast (key assistant animator: Gaston – uncredited)
  • 1991 Dragon’s Lair II: Timewarp (Video Game) (key assistant animator)
  • 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (character key)
  • 1990 Roller Coaster Rabbit (Short) (assistant animator)
  • 1989 The Little Mermaid (character designer) / (character key)
  • 1989 Happily Ever After (animator) / (key assistant animator) / (model designer)
  • 1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (key assistant animator)
  • 1986 An American Tail (character key assistant – uncredited)
  • 1984-1985 The Smurfs (TV Series) (character designer – 50 episodes)
  • 1985 Galtar and the Golden Lance (TV Series) (character designer – 1985-1986)
  • 1985 The Black Cauldron (assistant animator)
  • 1983 Space Ace (Video Game) (key assistant animator)
  • 1983 Dragon’s Lair (Video Game) (key assistant animator)
  • 1983 Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (Short) (key assistant animator)
  • 1982 Heidi’s Song (assistant animator)
  • 1982 The Secret of NIMH (character key assistant)
  • 1979-1980 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series short) (assistant animator – 4 episodes)
  • 1979 Plastic Man (TV Series) (assistant animator – 1979)

Cosplay activities, photo ops, panels and presentations all weekend. Schedules of appearances and panels , along with a list of vendors, artists and guests will be posted on www.NEComicCons.com. Don’t miss your chance to meet Philo and many other great Celebrity Guests, Comic book artists, writers and creators at the NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza, March 11-13, 2022, returns to Boxboro Regency Hotel in Boxborough, MA

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Meet Philo Barnhart animation and illustration artist for Disney Studio