Paul Downs

Paul Downs

Paul Downs is a screenwriter, animator and educator with seventeen years of experience spanning film, commercial and video game production.

Paul has written and developed projects for Cartoon Network, 20th Century Fox, and a live-action family film being produced by Smart Entertainment (Ted, Blades of Glory, Anger Management).

Paul's animation credits include Robots, the Ice Age franchise, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who, Rio, Epic, Free Birds, Spies in Disguise, the 2017 Oscar® nominated film Ferdinand as well as the two short films: Surviving Sid and the Oscar® nominated, No Time for Nuts.

Paul lives in Florida, with his wife Jen and their two children, where he teaches Story/Animation at Ringling College of Art and Design.