How did we choose the 100 best animated movies of all time? We went straight to the experts and asked them to tell us their personal top ten films. From there we calculated the top 100 overall best animated movies. Here, you'll find the personal selections of animators and filmmakers includingRio and Ice Age director Carlos Saldanha, directorHenry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas), CGI pioneer Alvy Ray Smith and The Lion King andBeauty and the Beast writer Linda Woolverton. Explore their top tens here.
Eric Towner is a cofounder of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, whose work includes animated TV show Robot Chicken and countless shorts.
Koji Yamamura is a legend in the field of short animation. His film “Mount Head” was nominated for an Oscar, and he teaches at the Tokyo University for the Arts.