Jim Kammerud

Jim Kammerud

art department, animation department, writer

Jim Kammerud was born on Jul 23, 1960 in USA. Jim Kammerud's big-screen debut came with The Itsy Bitsy Spider directed by Matthew O'Callaghan in 1992. Jim Kammerud is known for The Easter Chipmunk directed by Walt Kubiak, Ross Bagdasarian Jr. stars as Alvin Seville and Janice Karman as Theodore Seville. Jim Kammerud has got 1 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Jim Kammerud achieved is DVD Exclusive Awards. The upcoming new movie Jim Kammerud plays is Space Jam: A New Legacy which will be released on Jul 15, 2021.

Jim Kammerud is an American film director, screenwriter, and animator. He was educated at Ohio State University, where he served as a cartoonist for the student newspaper "The Lantern".Following his graduation, Kammerud partnered with his college friend Jeff Smith (1960-) in creating their own animation studio, "Character Builders". Kammerud served as an animator and storyboard artist in projects such as "Rover Dangerfield" (1991) and "Space Jam" (1996). He was eventually hired by Disney, and served as a sequence director for "Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World" (1998).Kammerud was promoted to director for a number of sequels to classic Disney films. He served as one of two co-directors for the films "The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea" (2000) and "101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure" (2003). His first solo work as a director was the film "The Fox and the Hound 2". He started work on another sequel "The Aristocats II", but the project ended in development hell. Disney terminated plans for further sequels to its classic films.After leaving Disney, Kammerud joined the animation studio "House of Cool", which provides storyboards and additional animation to various film projects by bigger studios. Kammerud has served as a storyboard artist for films such as "Gnomeo & Juliet" (2011) and "Ice Age: Continental Drift" (2012).

  • Birthday

    Jul 23, 1960
  • Place of Birth

    Columbus, Ohio, USA

Known For


1 wins & 3 nominations

DVD Exclusive Awards
Best Director of a DVD Premiere Movie
Winner - DVDX Award
Best Screenplay for a DVD Premiere Movie
Winner - DVDX Award

Movies & TV Shows